Matuura coal mine (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Nagasaki, Japan (33.3° N, 129.7° E: paleocoordinates 34.8° N, 127.4° E)

When: Setibaru Formation (Sasebo Group), Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. Shikama. 1956. Miocene Chelonia of Japan. Sci. Rept. Yokohama Nation. Univ 2(5):35-62 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 191620: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.02.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Geoclemmys matuuraensis n. sp. Shikama 1956 turtle