Itsukaichi (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.7° N, 139.2° E: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 136.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Koshou Shale Member (Akigawa Formation), Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

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

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Hasegawa, Y. Taketani, H. Taru, O. Sakamoto, and M. Manabe. 1995. On sexual dimorphism in Paleoparadoxia tabatai. The Island Arc 3:513-521 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 171620: 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
Isukaichi Specimen