Sekinohana (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (37.2° N, 136.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 133.9° E)

When: Calcareous Sandstone Member (Sekinohana Formation), Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• 14 Ma. Age after Matsui and Kawabe (2015).

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. Inuzuka and H. Karasawa. 1986. Some fossils of Paleoparadoxia from Miocene calcareous sandstones on the Noto Peninsula, central Japan. Earth Science (Chikyu Kagaku) 40:294-300 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 171613: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia sp. Reinhart 1959 desmostylian