Togo (Pliocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (31.9° N, 130.3° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 129.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nagano Formation, Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• Earliest Pleistocene according to Fujiyama and Iwao, but Nagano and Daiwa floras placed just below Plio-Pleistocene boundary (c. 2.6 Ma) by Momohara 2016.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: National Science Museum, Tokyo

Primary reference: I. Fujiyama and Y. Iwao. 1975. Late Cenozoic insect faunas in the northwestern region of Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Memoirs of the National Science Museum of Tokyo 8:33-50 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188976: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 22.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hemiptera - Cicadellidae
Cicadellidae indet. Latreille 1825 leafhopper
CESES20005
 Hymenoptera - Pompilidae
Pompilidae indet. Latreille 1804 spider wasp
NSM-PA11638
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Formicidae indet. Latreille 1802 ant
NSM-PA11639
 Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae
? Glypta sp. Gravenhorst 1829 ichneumon wasp
A75601016
 Dicondylia -
Coleoptera indet. Linnaeus 1758 beetle
NMS-PA11652
 Diptera - Chironomidae
? Chironomus sp. Meigen 1803 non biting midge
NSM-PA11641
 Diptera - Muscidae
Muscidae indet. Latreille 1802 house fly
NSM-PA11650 (Mydaeinae or Phaoniinae)
 Diptera - Bibionidae
Bibionidae indet. Fleming 1821 march fly
NSM-PA11648
Plecia sp. Wiedemann 1823 love bug
NSM-PA11637
? Plecia sp. Wiedemann 1823 love bug
A75601012
Bibio cf. tenebrosus Coquillett 1898 march fly
NSM-PA11645, 11646, 11647
Penthetria cf. velutina Loew 1858 march fly
NSM-PA11643
 Diptera -
Sciaroidea indet. Billberg 1820 fungus gnat
NSM-PA11644 (Mycetophilidae or Sciaridae)
 Diptera - Mycetophilidae
Mycetophilidae indet. Newman 1835 fungus gnat
A75601015
? Mycetophilidae indet. Newman 1835 fungus gnat
A75601014
? Boletina sp. Staeger 1840 fungus gnat
NSM-PA11642
 Diptera - Sciaridae
Sciaridae indet. Billberg 1820 dark-winged fungus gnat
CESES20007
? Sciara "sp. A" Meigen 1803 dark-winged fungus gnat
A75031301
? Sciara "sp. B" Meigen 1803 dark-winged fungus gnat
CESES20006
 Diptera - Tipulidae
? Tipulidae indet. Latreille 1802 crane fly
NSM-PA11640
 Ephemeroptera - Siphlonuridae
Siphlonurus sp. Eaton 1868 mayfly
A74122503