Myougane-Misaki (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Chiba, Japan (35.2° N, 139.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.2° N, 138.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Senhata Formation, Messinian (7.2 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Yabe and R. Hirayama. 1998. Selachian fauna from the Upper Miocene Senhata Formation, Boso Peninsula, Central Japan. Natural History Research 5:33-61 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 202935: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.07.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharocles megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark