Miyada microvertebrate site (Sasayama) (Cretaceous of Japan)

Also known as Sasayamamylos kawaii type

Where: Hyogo, Japan (35.1° N, 135.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.9° N, 132.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Formation (Sasayama Group), Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

• "Lower Formation" of the Sasayama Group

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red siltstone

• Red siltstone bed

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. Kusuhashi, Y. Tsutsumi, H. Saegusa, K. Horie, T. Ikeda, K. Yokoyama, and K. Shiraishi. 2013. A new Early Cretaceous eutherian mammal from the Sasayama Group, Hyogo, Japan. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141507: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 28.03.2013, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Salientia -
Anura indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
Reptilia
 Dinosauria -
Dinosauria indet. dinosaur
Fragmentary remains of dinosaurs
 Squamata -
Pachygenys adachii n. sp. Ikeda et al. 2015 lizard
MNHAH D1-032063, an incomplete right mandible with nine tooth positions, including five complete and four incomplete teeth.
Scincomorpha indet. lizard
At least four different species
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida -
Sasayamamylos kawaii n. gen. n. sp.
Sasayamamylos kawaii n. gen. n. sp. Kusuhashi et al. 2013 eutherian
MNHAH D1-030444 - holotype (right dentary); referred material: MNHAH D1-030445-030447 (fragments of two left dentaries and one right dentary)