Asanai-zawa (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Also known as Nevel'sk

Where: Sakhalin, Russian Federation (46.7° N, 141.9° E: paleocoordinates 47.5° N, 139.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• hard shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. Nagao. 1937. A new species of Desmostylus from Japanese Saghalien and its geological significance. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy, Tokyo 13(2):46-49 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91506: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.09.2009

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Taxonomic list

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