Nishi-ura (Eocene of Japan)

Also known as Haha-jima

Where: Japan (26.7° N, 142.2° E: paleocoordinates 26.6° N, 142.2° E)

When: Lutetian (47.8 - 41.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Nisiyama. 1966. The echinoid fauna from Japan and adjacent regions, Part I. Palaeontological Society of Japan Special Papers 11:1-277 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204382: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 06.09.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae
Stomopneustes antiquus n. sp. Nisiyama 1966 sea urchin
 Camarodonta - Toxopneustidae
Mirechinus mirabilis n. gen. n. sp.
Mirechinus mirabilis n. gen. n. sp. Nisiyama 1966 sea urchin
 Spatangoida - Schizasteridae
Prenaster boninensis, "Paraster nummuliticus" = Schizaster (Paraster)
"Paraster nummuliticus" = Schizaster (Paraster) heart urchin