Molluscan fauna of the miocene morozaki group in the southern part of chita peninsula aichi prefecture japan

Shikama, T.; Kase, T.

Science Reports of the Yokohama National University Section II Biology and Geology 23: 1-25


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The molluscan fauna of the Miocene Morozaki Group, called the Portlandia (Hataiyoldia) tokunagai fauna, which developed in the southern part of Chita Peninsula, is described from the viewpoint of paleoecology. Among 35 spp., 2 new pelecypods Bathymalletia chitensis sp. nov. and Neilo morozakiensis sp. nov., are distinguished. Based on the molluscan species, the characteristics of the present fauna are discussed.