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

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.5° N, 130.0° E: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 119.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Himenoura Group, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• Upper part of Himenoura Group

• 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 39565: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 31.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Arcida - Limopsidae
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
Inoceramus (Cataceramus) balticus Bohm 1907 clam
subsp. toyajoanus
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
? Lucina sp. Bruguière 1797 clam
 Trigoniida - Steinmanellidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae