Sakawa Area, Lower Monobegawa Group, Shikoku (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Kochi, Japan (33.5° N, 133.3° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 135.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Monobegawa Group, Neocomian (145.0 - 130.0 Ma)

• Lower Monobegawa Group, Upper Neocomian

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate 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 40476: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 24.06.2004

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