Uwajima Area, Furushiroyama Formation, Shikoku (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Ehime, Japan (33.2° N, 132.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.7° N, 124.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Furushiroyama Formation (Uwajima Group), Coniacian (89.8 - 86.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; mudstone

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 40592: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 26.06.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Inoceramidae
"Inoceramus (Inoceramus) uwajimensis" = Mytiloides stantoni
"Inoceramus (Inoceramus) uwajimensis" = Mytiloides stantoni Sokolow 1914 clam
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae