Aimoto (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Toyama, Japan (36.9° N, 137.6° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° N, 135.0° E)

When: Tomari Member (Nanpo Formation), Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, tuffaceous, gray sandstone

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 191623: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 03.02.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Cheloniidae
Kurobechelys tricarinata n. sp. Shikama 1956 sea turtle