Motoyoshi Area, Osawa Formation, Honshu (Triassic to of Japan)

Where: Miyagi, Japan (38.7° N, 141.5° E: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 118.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Osawa Formation (Inai Group), Induan to Induan (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous shale and sandy 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 40226: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 20.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Hunanopectinidae
? Leptochondria hataii Murata 1973 scallop