Kitakyushu (Loc. 34) (Oligocene of Japan)

Where: Fukuoka, Japan (33.9° N, 130.9° E: paleocoordinates 40.4° N, 126.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Ashiya Group, Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 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 161440: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Uyeno et al. 1984
Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp. Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 basking shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon angustidens" = Otodus (Carcharocles) angustidens
"Carcharodon angustidens" = Otodus (Carcharocles) angustidens Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis sp. Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Negaprion sp. Whitley 1940 lemon shark
Galeocerdo sp. Müller and Henle 1837 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus sp. de Blainville and Prévost 1816 school shark
 Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae
Heterodontus sp. de Blainville 1816 bullhead shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Hexanchus sp. Rafinesque 1810 sixgill shark