Nakajima (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Yoshii

Where: Gunma, Japan (36.3° N, 139.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 136.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bed 1 Member (Haraichi Formation), Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: T. Kimura and Y. Hasegawa. 2004. An outline of the Miocene cetotheres of Japan. Bulletin of the Gunma Museum of Natural History 8:79-88 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56951: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 29.11.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia sp.1 Reinhart 1959 desmostylian
 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
Allodesminae indet.2 Mitchell 1968 pinniped
 Cetacea - Cetotheriidae
Cetotheriidae indet. Brandt 1872 whale