Hoda (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Mihonoseki

Where: Shimame, Japan (35.6° N, 133.3° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 130.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• no formation listed

Environment/lithology: marine; black shale

• black shale layer with well-developed lamination - cone layer

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Primary reference: K. Hirota. 1979. A list of vertebrate fossils from the Shimame Prefecture. Fossil Club Bulletin 13:21-27 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51535: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 07.06.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Clupeidae indet. Bleeker 1859 hering