Shiomizaki (Miocene to of Japan)

Where: Aomori, Japan (40.7° N, 140.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 137.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: N8 nannofossil zone, Tanosawa Formation, Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• middle Miocene

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Shimaguchi. 2008. A desmostylian coxal bone from the Middle Miocene of Shiomizaki, Fukaura Town, Aomori Prefecture, Northeast Japan. Journal of Fossil Research 41(1):41-45 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 171802: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia sp. Reinhart 1959 desmostylian