Tokyo (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.7° N, 139.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.1° N, 138.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kosho mudstone Member (Akikawa Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Taru. 2000. Inference of foraging and mastication from cranial morphology of Paleoparadoxia tabatai. Bulletin of the Ashoro Museum of Paleontology 1:125-135 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185111: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia tabatai Tokunaga 1939 desmostylian
FMI A-1737