Chinju City (Cretaceous of South Korea)

Where: Kyongsangnam-do, South Korea (35.2° N, 128.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 128.4° E)

When: Dongmyeong Formation (Gyeongsang Group), Neocomian (145.0 - 130.0 Ma)

• The horizon is the upper part of the Dongmyeong Forma

•tion of the Nagdong Subgroup in the Gyeongsang Group.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1977

• Specimens held in the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History (KMNH)

Primary reference: Y. Yabumoto and S. Y. Yang. 2000. The first record of the Early Cretaceous freshwater fish, Wakinoichthys aokii, from Korea. Bulletin of the Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History 19:105-110 [M. Bell/M. Bell/M. Bell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144935: authorized by Mark Bell, entered by Mark Bell on 22.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Osteoglossiformes - Wakinoichthiidae
Wakinoichthys aokii Yabumoto 1994
KMNH VP 100,242