Kokufu (Loc. 29) (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Tottori, Japan (34.9° N, 134.6° E: paleocoordinates 37.5° N, 132.1° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Shallow water and warm temperate.

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 161450: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Uyeno 1975; Uyeno & Suda 1991; Sakamoto & Uyeno 1993a; Yabumoto & Uyeno 1994
Actinopteri
 Pleuronectiformes - Paralichthyidae
Paralichthys yamanai Sakamoto and Uyeno 1993 flatfish
 Acanthomorphata - Leiognathidae
 Perciformes -
Scomberoides maruoi perch-like fish
 Spariformes - Sparidae
Sparidae indet. Cuvier 1817
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Sardinella sp. Cuvier and Valenciennes 1847 hering