Maizuru Zone, N3 Formation, Honshu (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Fukui, Japan (35.5° N, 135.3° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° N, 119.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: N3 Formation (Nabae Group), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black shale and sandy shale

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 39564: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 31.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Tosapecten suzukii scallop
subsp. nabaensis and subsp. okadai
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea yataensis file clam
subsp. yataensis
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Halobia cf. austriaca Mojsisovics 1874 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna (Pinna) sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Carditida - Cardiniidae
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Unionida - Actinodontophoridae
 Trigoniida - Trigonodidae