Togari (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Bogahora Valley

Where: Gihu, Japan (35.4° N, 137.3° E: paleocoordinates 39.4° N, 134.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Yamanouchi Member (Akeyo Formation), Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• Togari bed

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Shikama. 1966. Postcranial skeletons of Japanese Desmostylia. Palaeontological Society of Japan Special Papers 12:1-202 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91500: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus japonicus n. sp." = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus japonicus n. sp." = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian