Kimachi (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.4° N, 133.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 130.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kimachi Formation, Langhian (16.0 - 13.8 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Okubo, K. Takayasu, and K. Hirota. 1980. New find of Paleoparadoxia form the KImachi Formation, Southwest Japan. Earth Science (Chikyu Kagaku) 34:350-353 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 171621: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.07.2015

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 mako shark
 Perissodactyla - Paleoparadoxiidae
Paleoparadoxia sp. Reinhart 1959 desmostylian