Sakura-zawa (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Nadezhdino

Where: Sakhalin, Russian Federation (49.3° N, 142.1° E: paleocoordinates 50.1° N, 140.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Honto Group, Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

• pyroclastic member

Environment/lithology: marine; volcaniclastic sediments

• pyroclastic

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 91503: 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