Utanobori Site (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Kamitokushibetsu

Where: Hokkaido, Japan (44.7° N, 142.6° E: paleocoordinates 45.3° N, 141.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Tachikaraushinai Formation, Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• late Middle Miocene

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Akiyama and S. Kumano. 1973. A new occurrence of Desmostylus teeth from Kamitokushibetsu, Hokkaido. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 79(12):781-786 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 72262: authorized by Brian Beatty, entered by Brian Beatty on 29.05.2007, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

• Desmostylus hesperus
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian
UHR 19703