Yanai (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Kagani, Yadtaba-machi, Yatsuka-gun Kyochoji, Yado-machi, Yatsuka-gun

Where: Shimane, Japan (35.4° N, 132.9° E: paleocoordinates 36.7° N, 131.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

Environment/lithology: marine; fine-grained siltstone

• fine-grained sandstone, dark ash color

Size class: macrofossils

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 52005: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.07.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus retroflexus Agassiz 1843 mako shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 requiem shark
Pisces
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"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes
"Pisces indet." = Osteichthyes Huxley 1880 bony fish