Amakusa Island, Himenoura Group, Kyushu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.5° N, 130.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.3° N, 121.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Himenoura Group, Coniacian (89.8 - 86.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression

Primary reference: I. Hayami. 1975. A systematic survey of the Mesozoic Bivalvia from Japan. The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Bulletin (10) [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38621: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 26.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Inoceramus (Inoceramus) uwajimensis" = Mytiloides stantoni, Inoceramus (Sphenoceramus) naumanni
"Inoceramus (Inoceramus) uwajimensis" = Mytiloides stantoni Sokolow 1914 clam
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae