Where: Hokuriku, Japan (37.4° N, 136.9° E: paleocoordinates 39.8° N, 134.4° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
When: CN5a nannofossil zone, Wajimazaki Formation, Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)
• Middle Miocene. CN5a of Calcareous Nannoplankton Zone by Okada and Bukry (Kami et al., 1981).
• formation-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: calcareous sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: The described specimens are reposited at the Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kanazawa University.
Primary reference: H. Karasawa. 1989. Late Cenozoic Elasmobranchs from the Hokuriku district, central Japan. The Science reports of the Kanazawa University 34(1):1-57 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 161489: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 06.09.2014
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