Hiketa Area, Tsubasayama Sandstone, Shikoku (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Kagawa, Japan (34.2° N, 134.4° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 123.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Tsubasayama Sandstone Formation (Izumi Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 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 40255: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 20.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Veneridae