Agenoki-machi (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Japan (35.2° N, 133.2° E: paleocoordinates 36.5° N, 131.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• Fujina Formation?

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained sandstone

• fine grains of sandstone

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 51997: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.07.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae
Pristis sp. Linck 1790 sawfish
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus sp. Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Isurus retroflexus Agassiz 1843 mako shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
 Carnivora - Pinnipedia
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale