Kuzuhara (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Yatsuomachi, Yatsuo

Where: Japan (36.6° N, 137.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 134.5° E)

When: Yamadanaka Tuff Member (Kurosedani Formation), Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• 15.3 Ma. Age after Matsui & Kawabe (2015).

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Kaneko and N. Inuzuka. 1992. Desmostylian fossils from the Yatsuo Group in Toyama Prefecture, Central Japan and their paleoenvironments. Chikyu Kagaku = Earth Science 46(2):153-164 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 93790: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 02.02.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia tabatai Tokunaga 1939 desmostylian
 Proboscidea - Stegodontidae