Gifu (Loc. 24) (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Gifu, Japan (35.5° N, 136.9° E: paleocoordinates 38.1° N, 134.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Mizunami Group, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 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 161445: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Authors cite ltoigawa et al. 1985
Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Odontaspidida - Alopiidae
Alopias exigua thresher shark
Alopias sp. Rafinesque 1810 thresher shark
Alopias latidens Leriche 1909 thresher shark
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Dalatias licha, "Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon, Squalus sp.
Dalatias licha Bonnaterre 1788 dogfish shark
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
Squalus sp. Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Rajiformes - Rajidae
Raja sp. Linnaeus 1758 skate
 Rajiformes - Rhynchobatidae
Rhynchobatus sp. Müller and Henle 1837 wedgefish
 Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae
Mobula sp. Rafinesque 1810 devil ray
Manta sp. Bancroft 1829 manta
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis nipponensis whiptail stingray
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae
Rhinoptera sp. Cuvier 1829 cownose ray
 Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 basking shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Isurus benedeni" = Parotodus benedeni
"Isurus benedeni" = Parotodus benedeni Le Hon 1871 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Pseudocarchariidae
Pseudocarcharias sp. Cadenat 1963 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus retroflexus Agassiz 1843 mako shark
Isurus paucus Guitart-Manday 1966 mako shark
Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 mako shark
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 mako shark
"Odontaspis cuspidata" = Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis volax sand tiger shark
Odontaspis acutissima Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion kraussi lemon shark
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus eggertoni requiem shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae
Sphyrna sp. Rafinesque 1810 hammerhead shark
 Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae
Galeus sp. Schaeffer 1760 cat shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae
 Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae
Pristiophorus sp. Bleeker 1859 saw shark
 Hexanchiformes - Chlamydoselachidae
Chlamydoselachus sp. Garman 1884 elasmobranch
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Heptranchias sp. Rafinesque 1810 sevengill shark
Hexanchus sp. Rafinesque 1810 sixgill shark
Aetobatis
  - Aetobatidae
"Aetobatis sp." = Aetobatus
"Aetobatis sp." = Aetobatus Blainville 1816