Sakamoto Area, Kochigatani Group, Kyushu (Triassic of Japan)

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.5° N, 130.8° E: paleocoordinates 41.5° N, 114.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kochigatani Group, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• Lower part of Kochigatani Group

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; 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 40339: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Pectinida - Monotidae
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Falcimytilus nasai Kobayashi and Ichikawa 1950 mussel
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya forsbergi clam
subsp. nipponica
 Cardiida - Kalenteridae
 Unionida - Actinodontophoridae