Contributions to Zoology, 72 (2/3) (2003)Hiroaki Karasawa; Fumio Takahashi; Eiji Doi; Hideo Ishida: First record of Coleia Broderip (Crustacea, Decapoda, Coleiidae) from the Upper Triassic of Japan

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Abstract

We record the discovery of Coleia Broderip (Eryonoidea: Coleiidae) from the Nakatsuka Formation, Mine Group, Upper Triassic of Japan. The specimens were collected from shales exposed at Tsubuta, Sanyo-cho (Yamaguchi Prefecture). Coleia co-occurs there with fragments of a penaeoid, bivalves, Halobia spp., ammonites, and plants.