Izumo (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Shimane, Japan (35.3° N, 132.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 130.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Fujina Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Miyazaki, H. Horikawa, N. Kohno, K. Hirota, M. Kimura, Y. Hasegawa, Y. Tomida, L. G. Barnes, and C. E. Ray. 1995. Summary of the fossil record of pinnipeds of Japan, and comparisons with that from the eastern North Pacific. The Island Arc 3:361-372 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 102978: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.01.2011

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Rotaliina
 Planorbulinacea - Cibicididae
 Buliminacea - Uvigerinidae
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
"Clinocardium shinjiense" = Ciliatocardium shinjiense
"Clinocardium shinjiense" = Ciliatocardium shinjiense Yokoyama 1923 cockle
Chondrichthyes
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus sp. Marsh 1888 desmostylian
 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
Allodesminae indet. Mitchell 1968 pinniped