Yumoto (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Fukushima, Japan (37.0° N, 140.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 138.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kamezawa beds Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Tokunaga. 1936. Desmostylus found from the town of Yumoto, Fukushima prefecture. Journal of Geography 48(10):473-484 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186476: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Desmostylidae
Desmostylus sp. Marsh 1888 desmostylian