Umigami, Hyogo Prefecture (Pliocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.5° N, 134.4° E: paleocoordinates 36.0° N, 133.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Haruki Formation (Teragi Group), Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• K-Ar and fission track dates for the Teragi Group range between 2 and 3 Ma.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by Shigehiro Inoue

• Repository: private collection of S. Inoue

Primary reference: I. Fujiyama. 1982. Some fossil cicadas from Neogene of Japan. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series C 8:181-187 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153920: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.01.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hemiptera - Cicadidae
Meimuna sp. Distant 1905 cicada
No. 801111-16
Glaptopsaltria sp. Stal 1866 cicada
No. 811123-2