Kanazawa City (Loc. 9) (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Hokuriku, Japan (36.6° N, 136.8° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 135.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Takakubo Formation, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Basal part of the Takakubo Formation (Late Miocene).

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained conglomerate

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 161498: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 06.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus haslalis mako shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark