Omi Area, Teradani Formation, Honshu (Jurassic of Japan)

Where: Niigata, Japan (37.0° N, 137.8° E: paleocoordinates 48.1° N, 147.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Teradani Formation (Kuruma Group), Late/Upper Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; 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 40336: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae