Yoshii-cho, Sasebo City, Nagasaki (Oligocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (33.2° N, 129.7° E: paleocoordinates 36.7° N, 126.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fukui Formation (Sasebo Group), Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Miyata, Y. Tomida, K. C. Beard, G. F. Gunnell, H. Ugai and K. Hirose. 2011. Eocene mammals from the Akasaki and Nakakoshiki formations, western Kyushu, Japan: Preliminary work and correlation with Asian Land Mammal Ages. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 49(1):53-68 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 183074: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 30.11.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Castoridae
Steneofiber sp. Geoffroy 1833 beaver
ESK F-6058