Rifu Area, Rifu Formation, Honshu (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Miyagi, Japan (38.3° N, 141.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 121.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Rifu Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale and sandstone

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 40338: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Halobiidae
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae