Takachiho Area, Kamura Formation, Kyushu (Triassic to of Japan)

Where: Miyazaki, Japan (32.7° N, 131.3° E: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 107.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Kamura Formation, Induan to Induan (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• Skytian, Otoceratan to Owenitan

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; gray, white limestone 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 40551: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 25.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium cf. discites Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Streblochondriidae
Streblochondria matsushitai Nakazawa 1971 scallop
 Pectinida - Heteropectinidae
Eumorphotis multiformis Bittner 1899 scallop
 Pectinida - Hunanopectinidae
Leptochondria minima Kiparisova 1938 scallop
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria ussurica, "? Chlamys cf. kryshtofowichi" = Confusionella loczyi
Pteria ussurica Kiparisova 1938 pearl oyster
subsp. yabei
"? Chlamys cf. kryshtofowichi" = Confusionella loczyi Bittner 1901 pearl oyster
 Trigoniida - Trigonodidae
Unionites fassaensis Wissmann 1841 clam
 Protobranchia - Tindariidae
"Unionites canalensis" = Austrotindaria canalensis
"Unionites canalensis" = Austrotindaria canalensis Catullo 1847 clam