Misato (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Misatomura

Where: Aichi, Japan (35.1° N, 137.2° E: paleocoordinates 37.7° N, 134.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Oi Formation (Ichishi Group), Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Matsuoka, Y. Koda, K. Ono and Y. Hasegawa. 2003. Pseudodontorn fossils from Japan, with preliminary observations on the maxilla specimen from the Lower Oligocene Iwaki Formation, Fukushima, Japan. Bulletin of the Gunma Museum of Natural History 7:47-59 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124786: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.02.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 mako shark
 Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae
Osteodontornis sp. Howard 1957 bird