Miyanoshita (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Tottori, Japan (35.5° N, 134.3° E: paleocoordinates 38.0° N, 131.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Iwami Formation (Tottori Group), Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Iwao Yamana

• reposited at Tottori Prefectural Musuem

Primary reference: K. Sakamoto and T. Uyeno. 1993. Paralichthys yamanai, a new middle Miocene lefteye flatfish from Tottori, Japan. Bulletin of the Natural Science Museum, Tokyo, Series C 19(1):1-9 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190896: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 20.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Osmeriformes - Osmeridae
Spirinchus akagii n. sp.2 Uyeno and Sakamoto 1999
 Pleuronectiformes - Paralichthyidae
Paralichthys yamanai n. sp. Sakamoto and Uyeno 1993 flatfish
 Acanthomorphata - Sinipercidae
Inabaperca taniurai n. gen. n. sp.3
Inabaperca taniurai n. gen. n. sp.3 Yabumoto and Uyeno 2000
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Sardinella miyanoshitaensis1 Sato and Uyeno 1999 hering