Kashiwa-zawa (Miocene of Japan)

Also known as Toyoshina-cho

Where: Nagano, Japan (36.3° N, 137.9° E: paleocoordinates 38.7° N, 135.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Aoki Formation, Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• middle Miocene, ca 14 Ma

Environment/lithology: marine

Primary reference: L. G. Barnes and K. Hirota. 1995. Miocene pinnipeds of the otariid subfamily Allodesminae in the North Pacific Ocean: Systematics and relationships. The Island Arc 3:329-360 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59182: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 20.03.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Desmatophocidae
"Allodesmus megallos n. sp." = Allodesmus sinanoensis
"Allodesmus megallos n. sp." = Allodesmus sinanoensis Nagao 1941 pinniped