Moniwa (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Miyagi, Japan (38.2° N, 140.8° E: paleocoordinates 41.2° N, 138.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

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

• 14.7 Ma. Age after Matsui & Kawabe (2015).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. Inuzuka and T. Murai. 1980. On a left third inferior molar of Paleoparadoxia tabatai from the Moniwa Formation, Miyagi prefecture. Earth Science (Chikyu Kagaku) 34:105-108 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 171612: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia tabatai Tokunaga 1939 desmostylian
Sendai Science Museum specimen