Nisatai (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Iwate, Japan (40.3° N, 141.3° E: paleocoordinates 43.1° N, 138.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Tate Member (Kadonosawa Formation), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Oishi and T. Kawakami. 1984. A new occurrence of desmostylian molar from the Miocene Kadonosawa Formation, Nisatai, Ninohe-City, Iwate Prefecture. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 90(1):55-58 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186478: 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