Kotaki Area, Shinatani Formation, Honshu (Jurassic of Japan)

Where: Niigata, Japan (36.7° N, 138.0° E: paleocoordinates 46.1° N, 145.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Shinatani Formation (Kuruma Group), Toarcian (182.7 - 174.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and 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 40225: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 20.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
Crenotrapezium kurumense clam
subsp. kurumense