Yanagawa-mati, Date-gun (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (37.9° N, 140.6° E: paleocoordinates 40.9° N, 138.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Yanagawa Formation ranges from 16-15 Ma (possibly ranging slightly older into the lower Miocene), according to Ogasawara (1994).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; 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 190768: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae
Coptothyris grayi Davidson 1852