Koykuzayama (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Shimane, Japan (35.5° N, 133.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 130.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kimachi Formation, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Ohkubo, K. Takayasu, and K. Hirota. 1980. New find of Paleoparadoxia from the Kimachi Formation, Southwest Japan. Earth Science 34(6):350-353 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186477: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia tabatai Tokunaga 1939 desmostylian