Nokifuji-mach power station (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Yu Machi, Yunomachi, Kokifuji-machi

Where: Japan (35.4° N, 133.0° E: paleocoordinates 36.7° N, 131.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Fujina Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; medium-grained sandstone

• medium-grained sandstone

Primary reference: E. Sakai. 1935. On the locality of Desmostylus on the South Bank of Lake Shinji. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 42(498):161-162 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52000: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.07.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Carcharodon hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Carcharodon hastalis Agassiz 1843 white shark
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian