Izumi Mountains, Izumi Group, Honshu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Osaka, Wakayama, Japan (34.5° N, 135.4° E: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 124.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Shimonada siltstone & Kitaama Sandstone Formation (Izumi Group), Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone 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 39906: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 12.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Solenida - Pharidae
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae