Kuji Area, Kunitan Formation, Honshu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Iwate, Japan (40.2° N, 141.8° E: paleocoordinates 51.8° N, 130.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kunitan Formation (Kuji Group), Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

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 40091: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 17.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Inoceramus (Cataceramus) japonicus" = Cataceramus
"Inoceramus (Cataceramus) japonicus" = Cataceramus clam