Mine Area, Nakatsuka Formation, Honshu (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Yamaguchi, Japan (34.2° N, 131.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 114.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Nakatsuka Formation (Mine Group), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

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 40178: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
"Asoella nakatsukensis" = Eumorphotis (Asoella)
"Asoella nakatsukensis" = Eumorphotis (Asoella) scallop