Naikawa (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Poronaysk

Where: Sakhalin, Russian Federation (49.2° N, 143.1° E: paleocoordinates 49.6° N, 141.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• Kurashi hard shale

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

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 91502: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian