Kanagawa (Loc. 19) (Pliocene of Japan)

Where: Kanagawa, Japan (35.4° N, 139.6° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 138.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Yabumoto and T. Uyeno. 1994. Late Mesozoic and Cenozoic fish faunas of Japan. The Island Arc 3:255-269 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 161451: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Uyeno & Matsushima, 1975
Chondrichthyes
 Squaliformes - Squalidae
Dalatias licha dogfish shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Carcharodon carcharias Linnaeus 1758 great white shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark