Tomari (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Sakhalin, Russian Federation (47.8° N, 142.1° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 139.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holmsk Formation, Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• first half of the early Miocene

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; argillaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. V. Nazarkin and T. P. Malyshkina. 2012. The first reliable record of selachians from the Neogene deposits of Sakhalin Island. Zoosystemica Rossica 21(1):180-184 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138022: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Alopiidae
Alopias cf. superciliosus Lowe 1840 thresher shark
Actinopteri
 Stomiatiformes - Stomiidae
 Perciformes - Gasterosteidae
Gasterosteidae indet. perch-like fish
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Macrouridae indet. Jordan and Evermann 1898
 Aulopiformes -
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Clupeidae indet. Bleeker 1859 hering
Mammalia
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale