Aushi (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Penzenskoye

Where: Sakhalin, Russian Federation (47.9° N, 142.1° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 140.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• oil and coal bearing formation

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 91505: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

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