Sagara-machi, Tôtômi Province, Japan (Miocene to of Japan)

Also known as Reef 789

Where: Japan (34.7° N, 138.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 135.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Burdigalian to Burdigalian (20.4 - 13.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified framestone

• Immense accumulation of coralline algae with few corals

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Yabe and T. Sugiyama. 1935. Geological and geographical distribution of reef-corals in Japan. Journal of Paleontology 9:183-217 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 34876: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 09.10.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Montipora sp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora sp. Schweigger 1819 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
Mussa sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
Rhodophyceae
 Corallinales - Corallinaceae
Corallinaceae indet. Lamouroux 1816
Corallinae and Melobesiae