Yamane-Tekko Quarry (Oligocene of Japan)

Where: Yamaguchi, Japan (34.4° N, 131.1° E: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 127.5° E)

When: Kiwado Formation (Hioki Group), Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: K. Sakamoto and T. Uyeno. 1997. An Oligocene record of a flatfish from the Kiwado Formation, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Bulletin of the Natural Science Museum, Tokyo, Series C 23(1,2):51-59 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190897: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 20.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Pleuronectiformes - Pleuronectidae