Yugasima (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Shizuoka, Japan (34.9° N, 138.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.0° N, 136.5° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Early/Lower Miocene (23.0 - 16.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; tuffaceous, green sandstone

• green tuffaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. R. Bellwood and L. Sorbini. 1996. A review of the fossil record of the Pomacentridae (Teleostei: Labroidei) with a description of a new genus and species from the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 117:159-174 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186984: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Acanthomorphata - Pomacentridae
Izuus nakamurai n. gen. n. sp.
Izuus nakamurai n. gen. n. sp. Tokunaga and Saito 1938