Tsu (Loc. 27) (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Mie, Japan (34.7° N, 136.5° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 134.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Ichishi Formation, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Yabumoto and T. Uyeno. 1994. Late Mesozoic and Cenozoic fish faunas of Japan. The Island Arc 3:255-269 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 161446: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Uyeno et al. 1980
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
Carcharodon sulcidens Agassiz 1843 white shark