Toyora, Dactylioceras helianthoides zone, Locality (10) Nishinagato V. 5g (Jurassic of Japan)

Where: Yamaguchi, Japan (34.3° N, 131.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 138.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nb Member (Nishinakayama Formation), Early/Lower Toarcian (183.0 - 182.0 Ma)

• Locality belongs to the Dactylioceras helanthoides zone. The Nishinakayama Fm attains about 300m in maximum thickness, and is lithostratigraphically subdivided into three members, namely Na, Nb (black shales with intercalations of fine sandstone; 160m thick), and Nc in upward sequence.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• Lower to Middle Jurassic shallow marine (partly brackish?) clastic deposits
• clayey shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Tanabe. 1991. Early Jurrasic Macrofauna of the Oxygen-Depleted Epicontinental Marin Basin in the Toyora Area, West Japan. Saito Ho-on Kai Special Publication 3:147-161 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38206: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine NĂ¼rnberg on 19.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Belemnoidea -
Belemnoidea indet. Hyatt 1884 belemnite
 Ammonoidea -
Ammonoidea indet. Zittel 1884 ammonite
 Ammonitida -
Ammonitina indet. Hyatt 1889 ammonite
Aptychi (isolated)
 Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae
"Paltarpites toyoranus" = Protogrammoceras ammonite
Lioceratoides sp. Spath 1919 ammonite
Fuciniceras sp. Haas 1913 ammonite
Harpoceras sp. ammonite
 Ammonitida - Dactylioceratidae
 Ammonitida - Coeloceratidae
 Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae
Lytoceras "sp. A" Suess 1865 ammonite
sp. A
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Calliphylloceras sp. Spath 1927 ammonite
Vertebrata indet. Lamarck 1801
Fish scale
Crinoidea indet. Miller 1821 Sea lily