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Ak-108, section 3, Akasaka (Permian of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.4° N, 136.6° E: paleocoordinates 19.7° N, 107.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cancellina nipponica foram zone, Akasaka Formation, Roadian (272.5 - 268.0 Ma)

• Lower Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, gray limestone

Size class: microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

• Repository: Museum of Nature and Human Activities, Hyogo, Japan (Fumio Kobayashi Collection).

Primary reference: F. Kobayashi. 2011. Permian fusuline faunas and biostratigraphy of the Akasaka Limestone (Japan). Revue de Paléobiologie, Genève 30:431-574 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 128724: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 16.06.2012

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