Okoppe (Neogene of Japan)

Where: Hokkaido, Japan (44.5° N, 143.1° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° N, 141.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Neogene (23.0 - 2.6 Ma)

• exact horizon being uncertain

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Nagao. 1937. A new occurrence of a small Desmostylus tooth in Hokkaido. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy, Tokyo 13(4):110-113 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 101825: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 04.01.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus cf. minor" = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus cf. minor" = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian