Yuda Primary School (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Iwate, Japan (39.3° N, 140.8° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 138.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tate Member (Kadonosawa Formation), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Shikama. 1956. Miocene Chelonia of Japan. Sci. Rept. Yokohama Nation. Univ 2(5):35-62 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191622: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.02.2018

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Geoclemmys yudaensis n. sp. Shikama 1956 turtle