Mitarai, Shokawa-mura, Miratai formation (Jurassic to of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.6° N, 136.9° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 140.6° E)

When: Mitarai Formation (Tetori Group), Callovian to Callovian (166.1 - 157.3 Ma)

• Mitarai formation of the Kuzuryu subgroup of the Tetori group, Callovian or Oxforidan (Middle or Late Jurassic) age.

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, black, silty shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Goto. 1994. Palaeozoic and early Mesozoic fish faunas of the Japanese Islands. The Island Arc 3(1994):247-254 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 133509: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 14.09.2012

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch