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

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.5° N, 130.0° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 120.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Himenoura Group, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 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 39567: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 31.05.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Glycymerididae
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
? Lucina sp. Bruguière 1797 clam
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae