Okodzu (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Niigata, Japan (34.8° N, 139.4° E: paleocoordinates 36.3° N, 137.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Shiiya Formation, Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

• a sandstone bed

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Matsumoto. 1923. Mammalian horizons of the Japanese Tertiary: Revised stratigraphically and the interrelationship of the terrestrial and marine deposits. Proceedings of the Pan-Pacific Science Congress 2:887-896 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 46042: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.12.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Cetacea -
Eurhinodelphis pacificus n. sp. Matsumoto 1926 toothed whale