Miwa Area, Kuga Group, Honshu (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Yamaguchi, Japan (34.3° N, 132.2° E: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 128.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kuga Group, Norian (228.0 - 208.5 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 40209: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 20.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Monotidae
Monotis (Entomonotis) mukaihatensis scallop
possibly conspecific with M. (E.) zabaikalica