Tanoura Area, Torinosu Group, Kyushu (Jurassic to of Japan)

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.3° N, 130.5° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 133.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Torinosu Group, Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 145.0 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 40557: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 25.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Propeamussiidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
"? Corbula globosa" = Varicorbula globosa
"? Corbula globosa" = Varicorbula globosa Sowerby 1818 clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae