Mifune Area, Mifune Group, Kyushu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.7° N, 130.8° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 123.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mifune Group, Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; tuff 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 40180: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 19.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
Pterotrigonia (Acanthotrigonia) mashikensis Tamura and Tashiro 1967 clam