Chita (Loc. 26) (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Aichi, Japan (34.8° N, 136.9° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 134.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Morozaki Group, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• Deep sea fishes

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 161449: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Ohe 1993.
unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Notacanthiformes - Notacanthidae
Notacanthus sp. Bloch 1788
 Albuliformes - Pterothrissidae
Pterothrissus sp. Hilgendorf 1877 bonefish
 Argentiniformes - Microstomatidae
 Argentiniformes - Argentinidae
Nansenia sp. Jordan and Evermann 1896
 Stomiatiformes - Phosichthyidae
Vinciguerria sp. Jordan and Evermann 1895
 Stomiatiformes - Stomiidae
Chauliodus sp. Schneider 1801
 Stomiatiformes - Sternoptychidae
Polyipnus sp. Günther 1887
Maurolicus sp. Cocco 1838
 Stomiatiformes -
Polymetme sp. McCulloch 1926
 Stomiatiformes - Gonostomatidae
Cyclothone sp. Goode and Bean 1883
Gonostoma sp. Rafinesque 1810
 Stomiatiformes -
Ichthyococcus sp. Bonaparte 1841
 Polymixiiformes -
Polymixia sp. Lowe 1836 beardfish
 Pleuronectiformes -
Clidoderma sp. Bleeker 1862 flatfish
 Pleuronectiformes - Pleuronectidae
Atheresthes sp. Jordan and Gilbert 1881 flatfish
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Scomberomorus sp. Lacépède 1802
Scomber sp. Linnaeus 1758
 Gadiformes -
Ventrifossa sp. Gilbert and Hubbs 1920
 Gadiformes - Macrouridae
Coelorhynchus sp. Agassiz 1843
 Myctophiformes - Neoscopelidae
Neoscopelus sp. Johnson 1863
 Myctophiformes - Myctophidae
Diaphus sp. Eigenmann 1890 lanternfish
Lampanyctus sp. Bonaparte 1840 lanternfish
Lampadena sp. Goode and Bean 1893 lanternfish
 Clupeiformes -
Sardinops sp. Hubbs 1929