Yatsushiro Area, Yatsushiro Formation, Kyushu (Cretaceous of Japan)

Where: Kumamoto, Japan (32.5° N, 130.6° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 127.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Yatsushiro Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• 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 40601: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 26.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
 Trigoniida - Megatrigonioidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
 Protobranchia - Malletiidae
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sanchuensis pointed nut clam