Ena, Matsuzaki-cho, Sakurada Fm (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (34.8° N, 138.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 136.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Sakurada Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: foreshore; yellow limestone

• yellowish white Ena Limestone that is intercalated within the pale greenish gray tuffaceous fine-grained sandstone of the Sakurada Formation

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Tomida, K. Inoue, M. Kadota, H. Sano, and E. Hosoda. 2017. Tectus sp. aff. pyramis (Born, 1778) (Gastropoda: Trochoidea) from the Middle Miocene Yugashima Group of the Izu Peninsula, Central Japan. Malacological Society of Japan 75:88-92 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191446: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 29.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Rotaliina
 Orbitoidacea - Lepidocyclinidae
"Nephrolepidina japonica" = Lepidocyclina (Nephrolepidina)
"Nephrolepidina japonica" = Lepidocyclina (Nephrolepidina)
Gastropoda
 Trochoidea - Trochidae
Tectus aff. pyramis Born 1778 top snail