Kogawa (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (44.3° N, 141.7° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 140.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: N. Inuzuka and Iwamizawa Research Group. 1980. First discovery of Dugong (Dugonginae) from the Middle Miocene in Kogawa, Kitahiyama-cho, Hokkaido. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 86(9):639-641 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 65168: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.09.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia sp. Reinhart 1959 desmostylian