Jakuzan (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Yumachi

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; blue siltstone

• blu-ash colored siltstone

Primary reference: K. Hirota. 1979. A list of vertebrate fossils from the Shimame Prefecture. Fossil Club Bulletin 13:21-27 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52001: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.07.2005

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus pristis requiem shark
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian
 Carnivora - Pinnipedia