Shiga (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Ishikawa, Japan (37.0° N, 136.8° E: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 134.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous sandstone

• calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Suzuki and T. Yamamoto. 2010. Histological observation of Paleoparadoxia incisor from the Noto Peninsula, Japan. International Journal of Oral-Medical Science 9(2):154-158 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 118412: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia sp. Reinhart 1959 desmostylian