Tanegashima (Loc. 42) (Pleistocene of Japan)

Where: Kagoshima, Japan (30.6° N, 131.0° E: paleocoordinates 30.7° N, 130.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Shallow water and warm temperate to subtropical fishes of a bay with a river-mouth.

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 161455: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

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Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Yabumoto & Uyeno 1990
 Beloniformes - Hemiramphidae
 Mugiliformes - Mugilidae
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
Carangidae indet. Rafinesque 1815
 Teleostei -
 Perciformes -
Percoidei indet. Bleeker 1859 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Platycephalidae
Platycephalus indicus perch-like fish
 Perciformes -
Kuhlia sp. Gill 1861 perch-like fish
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
Sardinella sp. Cuvier and Valenciennes 1847 hering