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List of fossils in Fukui prefecture

A list of fossils reported from Fukui prefecture, Koshinetsu region, Honshu island, Japan.

Photographs of outcrops and fossils in Fukui prefecture

Silurian (443.4-419.2 Ma)
Trilobites
Bivalves
Orthoceratoids
Brachiopods
Crinoids
Cystoids
Corals
Favosites sp.
Heliolites sp.
Stromatoporoids
Calcareous algae
Devonian (419.2-358.9 Ma)
Trilobites
Corals
Heliolites sp.
Carboniferous-Permian
Crinoids
Fusulinids
Fusulinella sp.
Triticites sp.
Neoschwagerina sp.
Brachiopoda
Red algae
Gymnocodium japonicum
Foraminifera
Bradyina sp.
Glomospira cfr. pusilla
Cribrogenerina sp.
Permian (298.9-252.17 Ma)
Crinoids
Corals
Brachiopoda
Fusulinids
Radiolarians
Triassic (252.17-201.3 Ma)
Ammonoids
Bivalves
Chlamys sp.
Chlamys mojsisovicsi
Lima sp.
Lima naumanni
Minetrigonia sp.
Tosapecten sp.
Tosapecten nabaensis
Brachiopoda
Spiriferina wakasana
Trace fossils
Jurassic (201.3-145.0 Ma)
Fishes, (Scale)
Ammonoids, (Jaws)
Belemnoids
Bivalves
Inoceramus sp.
Trigonia sp.
Gastropods
Brachiopods
Plants
Crinoids
Jurassic-Cretaceous
Fishes, (Scale)
Bivalvia
Myrene tetoriensis
Polymesoda sp.
superfamily Ostreoidea, Oyster
Gastropoda
Pleuroceridae, family, Pleurocerid
Cycads
Dictyozamites reniformis
Ferns
Cladophlebis kuzuryuensis
Trace fossils
superorder Dinosauria, Dinosaur, (Footprints)
Cretaceous (145.0-66.0 Ma)
Dinosaurs
Theropods
Fukuiraptor kitadaniensis
Ornithopods
Fukuisaurus tetoriensis
Sauropods
Reptiles
order Crocodilia, Crocodilian, (Entire structure)
Tedorosaurus aswaensis
Bivalvia
Trigonioides sp.
Flowering plants
Nelumbo orientalis
Conifers
Podozamites sp., Nageia-like plant
Xenoxylon sp., (Trunks)
Ginkgopsids
Ginkgoites sp.
Ginkgoites pseudoadiantoides
Cycads
Nilssonia asuwensis
Nilssonia glossoformis
Nilssonia orbiculata
Nilssonia orientalis
Nilssonia sachalinensis
Nilssonia serotina
Ferns
Cladophlebis sp.
Onychiopsis sp.
Trace fossils
superorder Dinosauria, Dinosaur, (Footprints)
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Mammals
family Otariidae, Eared seal, (Skulls)
Fishes
family Cyprinidae
family Clupeidae, (Scales)
family Macrouridae, (Scales)
family Sparidae, Sea bream, (Scales)
Sharks, (Teeth)
superorder Batoidea, Batoid, (Spikes)
Nautiloids
Crustaceans
infraorder Brachyura, Crabs, (Claws)
suborder Balanomorpha, Barnacle
Callianassa nishikawai => Neocallichirus nishikawai
Carcinoplax antiqua
Insects
family Aeshnidae, Aeshnid
family Bibionidae, March fly
family Coreidae
order Diptera, Fly
family Formicidae, Ant
family Heptageniidae
family Ichneumonidae, Ichneumon wasp
family Lestidae, Spread-winged damselfly
family Libellulidae, Skimmer
Bivalvia
Acesta sp.
Acila divaricata, Divaricate nut clam
Anadara kakehataensis
Anadara makiyamai
Apolymetis takaii => Leporimetis takaii
Arca watanabei
Chlamys sp.
Clementia cf. nakamurai
Cyclina japonica
Cyclina lunulata
Cultellus izumoensis
Geloina sp.
Hiatula minoensis
Lucina k-hataii => Saxolucina khataii
Lucinoma annulata, Western ridged lucina
Macoma sp.
Marcia japonica
Mizuhopecten kimurai
Nipponomarcia nakamurai
Ostrea (Crassostrea) gravitesta => Magallana gigas, Pacific oyster
superfamily Ostreoidea, Oyster
Oxyperas osawanoensis
Propeamussium tateiwai
Solemya tokunagai => Acharax johnsoni
Soletellina cf. minoensis => Hiatula cf. minoensis
Tellina cf. notoensis
???
Gastropoda
Cerithidea yatsuoensis => Pirenella yatsuoensis
Cernina nakamurai
Chicoreus asanoi
Conus tokunagai
Haliotis notoensis
Tectus japonicus
Turbo ozawai
Vicarya sp.
Vicarya verneuili yokoyamai => Potamides yokoyamai
Vicarya yokoyamai => Potamides yokoyamai
Vicaryella notoensis => Potamides notoensis
Flowering plants (Trunks)
Castanea sp., Chestnut
Comptonia sp.
Liquidambar sp., Sweetgum
Liquidambar miosinica, (Leaves)
Ulmus sp., Elm
Ulmus longifolia, (Leaves)
Zelkova sp.
Conifers
Metasequoia sp.
Echinuses
Linthia nipponica
Crinoids
Corals
Calcareous algae
Foraminifera
Operculina sp.
Trace fossils
Callianassa sp., (Burrows)
family Cervidae, Deer, (Footprints)
order Proboscidea, Elephant, (Footprints)
family Rhinocerotidae, Rhinoceros, (Footprints)
Animals, (Feces)
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Shellfishes
Trace fossils
Crustaceans, (Burrows)
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Crustaceans
class Ostracoda, Ostracod
Bivalves
Anadara kagoshimensis
Anomalodiscus squamosus
Meretrix sp.
Tegillarca sp.
Gastropods
Cerithium coralium, Coral cerith
Nassarius bellulus
Plants
Foraminifera
Trace fossils
Crustaceans, (Burrows)
Investigation in progress
Bivalvia
Vepricardium okamotoi
Flowering plants
Alnus sp., Alder, (Leaves)
family Betulaceae, (Leaves)
Cladrastis sp., Yellowwood, (Leaves)
Fagus sp., Beech, (Leaves)
Hydrangea sp., (Leaves)
Ilex sp., Holly, (Leaves)
family Ulmaceae, (Leaves)