Kurate Area, Wakino Formation, Kyushu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Fukuoka, Japan (33.8° N, 130.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 132.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Wakino Formation (Kwanmon Group), Neocomian (145.0 - 130.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; black shale and sandstone

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 39579: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 31.05.2004

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