Sanchu Area, Shiroi Fromation, Honshu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Gumma, Japan (36.3° N, 138.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 140.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Shiroi Formation, Neocomian (145.0 - 130.0 Ma)

• Lower Neocomian, now regarded as lower part of Ishido Formation

• 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 40487: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 24.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
"Arca (Eonavicula) shinanoensis" = Eonavicula
"Arca (Eonavicula) shinanoensis" = Eonavicula clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Myopholas sp. Douvillé 1908 clam
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Corbiculidae