Shimohirano River (Oligocene of Japan)

Where: Saga, Japan (33.4° N, 129.9° E: paleocoordinates 37.9° N, 126.4° E)

When: Kishima Formation (Kishima Group), Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; silty sandstone

• silty sandstone-beds

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: W. Schwarzhans, F. Ohe, and Y. Ando. 2017. An Early Oligocene fish-fauna from Japan reconstructed from otoliths. Zitteliana 90:3-26 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 204551: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.09.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Malacostraca
 Decapoda -
Decapoda indet. Latreille 1802 decapod
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Carditida - Carditidae
"Venericardia (Ventricardia) yoshidai" = Cyclocardia yoshidai
"Venericardia (Ventricardia) yoshidai" = Cyclocardia yoshidai Nagao 1928 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Pitar sp. Römer 1857 venus clam
Cyclina compressa Nagao 1928 venus clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula (Ennucula) karatsuensis Nagao 1928 nut clam
Acira (Truncacila) nagaoi Oyama and Mizuno 1958 divaricate nutclam
 Protobranchia - Sareptidae
Portlandia sp. Mörch 1857 clam
Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae
 Thecosomata - Limacinidae
"Limacina hospes" = Heliconoides hospes Rolle 1861 snail
Limacina conica Koenen 1892 snail
Limacina karasawai Ando 2011 snail
 Thecosomata - Cavoliniidae
Creseis kishimaensis Ando 2011 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Ampullina nagaoi" = Pachycrommium nagaoi
"Ampullina nagaoi" = Pachycrommium nagaoi Hatai and Nisiyama 1952 snail
 Neogastropoda - Olividae
 Neogastropoda - Buccinidae
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Volutospina japonica Nagao 1928 volute
Fulgoraria (Psephaea) sp. Crosse 1871 volute
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
Turritella karatsuensis Nagao 1928 turret shell
Scaphopoda
 Dentaliida - Dentaliidae
Chondrichthyes
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae
Rhinoptera sp. Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis sp. Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
Actinopteri
 Anguilliformes - Congridae
Rhynchoconger placidus n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017 conger eel
Rhynchoconger subtilis n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017 conger eel
 Albuliformes - Pterothrissidae
? Pterothrissus sp. Hilgendorf 1877 bonefish
 Beryciformes -
Sagaberyx kishimaensis n. gen. n. sp.
Sagaberyx kishimaensis n. gen. n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017
 Beryciformes - Berycidae
Nishiberyx nishimotoi n. gen. n. sp.
Nishiberyx nishimotoi n. gen. n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017
 Mugiliformes - Mugilidae
Liza brevirostris n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017
 Pleuronectiformes - Soleidae
Cornusolea fudoujii n. gen. n. sp.
Cornusolea fudoujii n. gen. n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017 flatfish
 Perciformes - Scorpaenidae
? Pontinus karasawai n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017 perch-like fish
 Perciformes - Gobioidei
Ortugobius cascus n. gen. n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017 goby
Gymnogobius oligocenicus n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017 goby
 Aulopiformes - Synodontidae
Saurida macilenta n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017
Namicauda pulvinata
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Namicauda pulvinata n. gen. n. sp.
Namicauda pulvinata n. gen. n. sp. Schwarzhans et al. 2017