Shohan "I" of Rinpan 246 (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Tomisato National Forest, Kitami City

Where: Hokkaido, Japan (43.8° N, 143.8° E: paleocoordinates 44.2° N, 142.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: Toika Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Primary reference: Y. Tomida and T. Ohta. 2007. Discovery of a desmostylian tooth from Kitami City, northeastern Hokkaido, Japan. Memoirs of the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum 63:57-61 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 91625: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.10.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus sp. Marsh 1888 desmostylian