Terao (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Saitama, Japan (36.0° N, 139.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 136.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• 16.4-15.1 Ma. Age after Matsui & Kawabe (2015).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Arai. 1953. New discovery of Desmostylid (Cornwallius? sp.) in the Chichibu Basin (preliminary report). Bulletin of the Chichibu Musuem of Natural History 3:65-86 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 171618: 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