Kamikinebetsu-zawa (Oligocene to of Japan)

Where: Hokkaido, Japan (43.5° N, 141.5° E: paleocoordinates 44.3° N, 139.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tappu Formation, Oligocene to Oligocene (33.9 - 5.3 Ma)

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 91510: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 30.09.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

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