Shikonai (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Iwate, Japan (33.6° N, 130.4° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 127.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• group-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: H. Matsumoto. 1923. Mammalian horizons of the Japanese Tertiary: Revised stratigraphically and the interrelationship of the terrestrial and marine deposits. Proceedings of the Pan-Pacific Science Congress 2:887-896 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91517: 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 cf. japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus
"Desmostylus japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian
"Desmostylus cf. japonicus" = Desmostylus hesperus Marsh 1888 desmostylian