Ajimu-machi and Innai-machi, Usa City (Pliocene of Japan)

Also known as Oita Prefecture

Where: Japan (33.5° N, 131.3° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° N, 130.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tsubusagawa Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• middle Tsubusagawa Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Iijima, A. Momohara, Y. Kobayashi, S. Hayashi, T. Ikeda, H. Taruno, K. Watanabe, M. Tanimoto, and S. Furui. 2018. Toyotamaphimeia cf. machikanensis (Crocodylia, Tomistominae) from the Middle Pleistocene of Osaka, Japan, and crocodylian survivorship through the Pliocene-Pleistocene climatic oscillations. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 496:346-360 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 193667: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 01.06.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Crocodylia -
cf. Toyotamaphimeia sp. Aoki 1983 crocodilian