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List of fossils in Hiroshima prefecture

A list of fossils reported from Hiroshima prefecture, Chugoku region, Honshu island, Japan.

Photographs of outcrops and fossils in Hiroshima prefecture

Paleozoic
Fusulinids
Schubertella sp.
Carboniferous (358.9-298.9 Ma)
Corals
Amygdalophyllum sp.
Carcinophyllum sp.
Clisaxophyllum sp.
Lithostrotionella sp.
Lonsdaleoides sp.
Lophocarinophyllum sp.
Lophophyllidium sp.
Nagatophyllum sp.
Pseudopavona sp.
Stylidophyllum sp.
Taisyakuphyllum sp.
Fusulinids
Beedeina sp.
Eostaffella sp.
Fusulinella sp.
Millerella sp.
Nankinella sp.
Neoschwagerina sp.
Ozawainella sp.
Profusulinella sp.
Pseudodoliolina sp.
Pseudoendothyra sp.
Pseudostaffella sp.
Quasifusulina sp.
Staffella sp.
Sumatrina sp.
Triticites sp.
Foraminifera
Endothyra sp.
Bryozoans
Green algae
Chaetetes sp.
Permian (298.9-252.17 Ma)
Ammonoids
Agathiceras sp.
Trilobites
Pseudophillipsia sp.
Crustaceans
Cyclus sp.
Bivalves
Annuliconcha sp.
Aviculopecten sp.
Pseudamusium sp.
Gastropods
Bellerophon sp.
Mikadotrochus sp.
Brachiopods
Camarophoria sp.@=> Stenoscisma sp.
Chonetes sp.
Hustedia sp.
Leptodus sp.
Lyttonia sp. => Leptodus sp.
Productus sp.
Richthofenia sp.
Schellwienella sp.
Spirifer sp.
Spiriferina sp.
Squamularia sp.
Waagenoconcha sp.
Crinoids
Corals
Huangia sp.
Lophophyllidium sp.
Stylidophyllum sp.
Waagenophyllum sp.
Fusulinids
Codonofusiella sp.
Lepidolina sp. => Yabeina sp.
Neoschwageria sp.
Parafusulina sp.
Paraschwagerina sp.
Pseudodoliolina sp.
Pseudofusulina sp.
Pseudofusulinella sp.
Pseudoschwagerina sp.
Schwagerina sp.
Sumatrina sp.
Triticites sp.
Verbeekina sp.
Yabeina sp.
Bryozoans
Anastomopora sp.
Ascopora sp.
Batostomella sp.
Fenestella sp.
Fistulipora sp.
Polypora sp. => Sporadopora sp.
Strebloplax sp.
Hydrozoans
Sporadopora sp.
Sponges
Amblysiphonella sp.
Green algae
Epimastopora sp.
Red algae
Palaeoaplysina sp.
Triassic (252.17-201.3 Ma)
Crustaceans
suborder Spinicaudata, Clam shrimp
Bivalves
Entomonotis sp.
Conifers
Podozamites sp.
Ferns
Neocalamites sp.
Cretaceous (145.0-66.0 Ma)
Crustaceans
Cyclestherioides sp.
Estherites sp.
Euestheria sp.
Bivalves
family Cyrenidae
Gastropods
family Viviparidae, River snail
Conifers
Brachyphyllum sp.
Cunninghamia sp., (Cones)
Elatocladus sp.
Paleocene (66.0-56.0 Ma)
Flowering plants
Acer sp., Maple
Alnus sp., Alder
Carpinus sp., Hornbeam
Fagus sp., Beech
Platanus sp.
Quercus sp., Oak
Tilia sp.
Viburnum sp.
Wisteria sp.
Conifers
Pinus sp., Pine
Sequoia sp.
Ferns
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Mammals
Balaenoptera sp., (Jaws)
Fishes
Sharks
Crustaceans
infraorder Brachyura, Crab
Balanus sp.
Callianassa sp.
Echinoids
Astriclypeus sp., Sand dollar
Bivalves (Pearl)
Acila sp.
Anadara sp.
Anadara daitokudoensis
Barbatia sp.
Cardium sp.
Chlamys sp.
Crassatellites sp. => Crassatella sp.
Crassostrea gravitesta => Magallana gigas, Pacific oyster
Cyclina sp.
Dosinia sp.
Fulvia sp.
Geloina coaxans, Common Geloina
family Limidae, File shell
Lucinoma sp.
Macoma sejugata
Mactra sp.
Magallana gigas, Pacific oyster
Meretrix sp.
Mya sp.
Mytilus unguiculatus
Nucula sp.
Ostrea sp.
Patinopecten sp.
Pecten sp.
Phacosoma suketoensis => Dosinia suketoensis
Pillucina sp.
Propeamussium sp.
Siratoria sp.
Soletellina sp. => Hiatula sp.
Solen sp.
Tapes platyptychus => Tapes sericeus
Tellina sp.
Trapezium sp.
Yoldia sp.
Zozia sp. => Azorinus sp.
Scaphopods
Dentalium sp.
Gastropods
Cerithidea sp.
Cerithidea tokunagai
family Conidae, Cone shell
Cryptonatica andoi, Violet-mouthed moon
Globularia sp.
Glossaulax sp.
Nassarius sp.
Polinices sp.
Tateiwaia tateiwai
Tateiwaia yamanarii
Turbo ozawai
Turritella sp.
Vicarya sp.
Vicaryella sp.
Flowering plants
Acer sp., Maple
Benthamidia sp.
Cinnamomum daphnoides
Comptonia sp.
Diospyros sp., Persimmon
Ficus sp., Fig tree
family Lauraceae, Laurel
Liquidambar sp., Sweetgum
Liquidambar formosana, Formosan gum
Liriodendron honsyuensis
Mertensia pterocarpa var. yezoensis = Mertensia sibirica
Myrica sp.
Nelumbo sp.
Populus sp., Poplar
Quercus sp., Oak
Quercus acutissima, Sawtooth oak
Salix sp., Willow
Sassafras sp.
Trapa sp.
Ulmus sp., Elm
Vaccinium oxycoccos, Cranberry
Zelkova sp.
Conifers
Metasequoia sp.
Metasequoia japonica => Metasequoia occidentalis
Picea sp., Spruce
Picea glehnii, Sakhalin spruce
Picea maximowiczii, Japanese bush spruce
Pinus sp., Pine
Ferns
Salvinia sp., Watermoss
Corals
Flabellum sp.
Foraminifera
Cibicides sp.
Cyclammina sp.
Ellipsonodosaria sp. => Nodosarella sp.
Globigerina sp.
Martinottiella sp.
Miogypsina sp.
Nodosaria sp.
Operculina sp.
Robulus sp. => Lenticulina sp.
Rotalia sp.
Uvigerina sp.
Bryozoans
Trace fossils
Teredo sp., Shipworm
Pipe rocks
Quaternary
Crustaceans
Upogebia sp.
suborder Balanomorpha, Barnacle
Echinoids
Scaphechinus brevis => Scaphechinus tenuis
Starfishes
Bivalves
Alveinus sp.
Anadara sp.
Carditella hanzawai
Cristaria sp.
Cyclina sp.
Dosinia sp.
Dosinia angulosa
Fulvia sp.
Fulvia hungerfordi
Glycymeris albolineata, White-lined bittersweet
Glycymeris yessoensis
Macoma tokyoensis
Mactra quadrangularis
Magallana gigas, Pacific oyster
Magallana nippona, Iwagaki oyster
Meretrix sp.
Mya sp.
Neotrapezium liratum, Quadrate trapezium
Nipponocrassatella sp.
Nipponomysella sp.
Nitidotellina lischkei
Paphia sp.
Paratapes undulata, Undulate venus
Pecten sp.
Pegophysema bialata
Pillucina sp.
Pinna sp.
Raeta sp.
Ruditapes sp.
Saxidomus sp., Washington clam
Solen sp.
Tegillarca sp.
Theora sp.
Tresus sp., Horse clam
Scaphopods
Gastropods
Batillaria attramentaria, Japanese false cerith
Batillaria zonalis
Cerithidea sp.
Cinctiscala sagamiensis azumana => Epitonium eusculptum
Decorifer matusimanus
Doxander sp.
Epitonium robillardi
Eunaticina sp.
Finella pupoides
Fusinus sp.
Glossaulax sp.
Glossaulax reiniana
Glossaulax vesicalis
Hemifusus sp.
Laeviscala sp. => Epitonium sp.
Nassarius conoidalis, Cone-shaped nassa
Niotha sp. => Nassarius sp.
Patelloida pygmaea
Rapana venosa, Veined rapa whelk
Reticunassa festiva
Ringicula sp.
Tegula pfeifferi
Turritella sp.
Volvulella tokunagai
Trace fossils
Teredo sp., Shipworm
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Insects
order Coleoptera, Beetle, (Wings)
Flowering plants
Acer sp., Maple, (Pollen)
Alnus sp., Alder, (Cones, Pollen)
Aralia sp., (Pollen)
Artemisia sp., (Pollen)
family Asteraceae, (Pollen)
Betula sp., Birch, (Pollen)
Carpinus laxiflora, (Pollen)
Castanea sp., (Pollen)
Celtis sp., Hackberry, (Pollen)
subfamily Cichorioideae, (Pollen)
Clerodendrum sp., (Pollen)
Corylus sp., Hazel, (Pollen)
family Cyperaceae, (Seeds)
family Ericaceae, Heath, (Pollen)
Fagus sp., Beech, (Pollen)
Geranium sp., (Pollen)
Hibiscus syriacus, (Pollen)
Ilex sp., Holly, (Pollen)
family Juglandaceae, (Pollen)
Juglans mandshurica var. sachalinensis, Japanese walnut, (Pollen)
family Liliaceae, (Pollen)
Mallotus sp., (Pollen)
Menyanthes sp., (Seeds, Pollen)
Nuphar sp., (Seeds, Pollen)
Patrinia sp., (Pollen)
Persicaria sp., (Pollen)
Persicaria thunbergii, (Pollen)
family Poaceae, grass, (Pollen)
Pterocarya sp., Wing nut, (Cones)
Quercus sp., Oak, (Nuts, Pollen)
Quercus sp., Oak, (Pollen)
Quercus sp., Oak, (Nuts)
Quercus gilva, Red-bark oak, (Nuts)
Sanguisorba sp., Burnet, (Pollen)
Scabiosa sp., (Pollen)
Schoenoplectus triqueter, (Pollen)
Trapa sp., (Seeds)
Trapa mammillifera, (Seeds)
Trapa platycerata, (Seeds)
Trapa natans var. pumila, (Seeds)
Trapa macropoda, (Seeds)
Triadica sp., (Pollen)
Ulmus sp., Elm, (Pollen)
Conifers
Abies sp., Fir, (Cones, Pollen)
Larix sp., Larch, (Cones, Pollen)
Picea sp., Spruce, (Cones, Pollen)
Picea maximowiczii, Japanese bush spruce, (Cones)
Pinus sp., Pine, (Cones, Pollen)
Pinus koraiensis, Korean pine, (Cones, Pollen)
Sciadopitys sp., (Pollen)
subfamily Taxodiaceae, (Pollen)
Tsuga sp., (Pollen)
Tsuga diversifolia, Northern Japanese hemlock, (Pollen)
Ginkgopsids
family Ginkgoaceae, (Pollen)
Lycopods
Huperzia serrata, (Pollen)
Ferns
Osmunda sp., (Pollen)
Holocene (0.01-0 Ma)
Bivalves
Alveinus sp.
Macoma tokyoensis
Paratapes undulata, Undulate venus
Pegophysema bialata
Pillucina sp.
Raeta sp.
Ruditapes sp.
Theora sp.
Gastropods
Clithon oualaniense
Finella pupoides
Ringicula sp.