Manji Area, Mikasa Sandstone, Hokkaido (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Ishikari, Japan (43.1° N, 142.0° E: paleocoordinates 51.2° N, 134.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mikasa Sandstone Formation (Middle Yezo Group), Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: foreshore; fine-grained sandstone and mudstone

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 40218: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 20.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Carditida - Astartidae
 Cardiida - Mactridae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae