Chikubetsugawa river area (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Hokkaido, Japan (44.4° N, 141.8° E: paleocoordinates 45.3° N, 139.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Hasegawa, K. Asami, T. Kimura, K. Matsui, and N. Kohno. 2014. On the Early Miocene Paleoparadoxia from the Upper Sankebetsu Formation at Chikubetsu River, Tomamae-gun, north-western Hokaido, Japan. Bulletin of the Gunma Museum of Natural History 18:69-76 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 184791: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia sp. Reinhart 1959 desmostylian
NMNS-PV 6769