Kumanodo, Natori-gun (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (38.2° N, 140.9° E: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 138.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Moniwa Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• Kumanodo shell-beds. Moniwa Formation ranges from 16-15 Ma, according to Ogasawara (1994).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; coarse-grained, conglomeratic sandstone

• Conglomeratic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. M. Hatai. 1940. The Cenozoic Brachiopoda of Japan. Science Reports, Tohoku Imperial University, Series 2 20:1-413 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190767: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.12.2017, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae
Coptothyris grayi Davidson 1852
 Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae
Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus planus" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus planus" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch