Namerikawa (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Minowa

Where: Toyama, Japan (36.7° N, 137.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 134.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tsubono Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Kaneko and N. Inuzuka. 1992. Desmostylian fossils from the Yatsuo Group in Toyama Prefecture, Central Japan and their paleoenvironments. Chikyu Kagaku = Earth Science 46(2):153-164 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 118942: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 19.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian