Omuta (Loc. 37) (Eocene of Japan)

Where: Fukuoka, Japan (33.6° N, 130.6° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 124.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Kattachi Formation, Eocene (56.0 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Yabumoto and T. Uyeno. 1994. Late Mesozoic and Cenozoic fish faunas of Japan. The Island Arc 3:255-269 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 161438: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Yabumoto 1989
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Melongenidae
"? Hemifusus sp." = Volema (Hemifusus)
"? Hemifusus sp." = Volema (Hemifusus) Swainson 1840 snail
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon angustidens" = Otodus (Carcharocles) angustidens
"Carcharodon angustidens" = Otodus (Carcharocles) angustidens Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus sp. Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 white shark
Carcharodon nodai Yabumoto 1989 white shark
Lamna sp. Cuvier 1816 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Striatolamia sp. Glikman 1964 sand tiger shark