Oshima Area, Isokusa Formation, Honshu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Miyagi, Japan (39.0° N, 141.5° E: paleocoordinates 46.9° N, 143.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Isokusa Formation, Berriasian (145.0 - 139.8 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 40329: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae