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List of fossils in Okinawa prefecture

A list of fossils reported from Okinawa prefecture, Ryukyu islands, Japan.

Photographs of outcrops and fossils in Okinawa prefecture

Paleozoic
Radiolarians
Permian (298.9-252.17 Ma)
Fusulinids
Neoschwagerina sp.
Triassic (252.17-201.3 Ma)
Ammonoids
Bivalvia
Halobia sp.
Conodonts
Eocene (56.0-39.0 Ma)
Nautilus sp.
Bivalvia
Foraminifera
Asterocyclina sp.
Nummulites sp.
Pellatispira sp.
Calcareous algae
Algal ball (Archeolithothamnium)
Trace fossils
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Plants
Cinnamomum lanceolatum, (Leaves)
Liquidambar miosinica, (Leaves)
Foraminifera
Lepidocyclina sp.
Miogypsina sp.
Trace fossils
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Sharks (Teeth)
Bivalvia
Oyster
Pecten sp.
Pliocene-Pleistocene
Mammals
Mastodon (Mammut sp.), (Molars)
Balaenoptera sp., (Skulls)
Fishes (Otoliths)
Sharks (Teeth)
Bivalvia
Oyster
Parvamussium sp.
Propeamussium sp.
Scaphopoda
Dentalium aprinum?
Fissidentalium vernedei (Sowerby)
Gastropoda
Abyssotrophon soyoae (Okutani)
Ancillus chinenensis
Astralium henicus?
Bathybembix (Ginebis) argenteonitens convexiusculus (Yokoyama)
Clavus sp.
Comitas sp.
family Conidae
family Cypraeidae
Domiporta filaris (Linnaeus)
Eglisia sp.
Eucharilda sp.
Fulgoraria delicata (Fulton)
Granulifusus sp.
Homalopoma sp.?
Inquisitor sp.
Lophiotoma indica (Ring)
Lophioturris sp.
Lophioturris? sp.
Lophioturris? sp.
Lunatia plicispira Kuroda
Makiyamaia coreanica (Adams and Reeve)
Maxacteon sp.
Micantapex sp.
Micantapex sp.
family Naticidae
Pisania sp.
Pleuroploca sp.
Thatcheria gradata (Yokoyama)
Vexillum obeliscus
Corals
Solitary corals
Foraminifera
Anomalina? sp.
Astacolus sp.
Bolivina cf. chinensis LeRoy
Bulimina striata d'Orbigny
Buliminoides williamsonianus (Brady)
Elphidium macellum (Fichtel&Moll)
Glabratella australensis (Heron-Allen&Earland)
Globigerinoides sp.
Globorotalia sp.
Gyroidina neosoldanii Brotzen
Lenticulina vorter (Fichtel&Moll)
Plectofrondicularia interrupta (Karrer)
Quinqueloculina lamarckiana d'Orbigny
Spiroloculina sp.
Stilostomella lepidula Schwager
Uvigerina hispidocostata Cu
Wieserella auriculata (Egger)
Plants
Chamaecyparis sp., (Trunks)
Cryptomeria sp., (Trunks)
Quaternary
Mammals
family Cervidae, (Bones, Horns, Teeth)
Cervus (Metacervulus) astylodon (Matsumoto)
Homo sapiens, (Bones)
Prionailurus bengalensis iriomotensis (Imaizumi)
Pteropus dasymallus yayeyamae Kuroda
Rattus rattus
Rhinolophus cornutus cornutus (Temminck)
Tokudaia osimensis
Birds
order Accipitriformes
family Columbidae
Corvus macrorhynchos
Corvus corone
Garrulus sp.
Hypsipetes sp.
family Passeridae
family Picidae
family Sturnidae
Reptiles
Japalura sp.
Mauremys mutica?
Protobothrops sp.
Sauria suborder
Scincella boettgeri
Snakes
Amphibians
Babina holsti
Buergeria japonica
Fejervarya sp.
Limnonectes namiyei
Odorrana narina
Pelophylax sp.
Rana tagoi
Rana ulma Matsui
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Mammals
Cervus (Metacervulus) astylodon (Matsumoto), (Bones)
Homo sapiens, (Bones)
Sus sp., (Bones)
Fishes (Otoliths)
Sharks (Teeth)
Bivalvia
Annachlamys sp.
Chlamys jousseaumei Bavay
Diluvarca sp.
Mizuhopecten sp.
Nipponocrassatella nana (Adams and Reeve)
Oyster
Quidnipagus palatam Iredale
Scaphopoda
Gastropoda
Architectonica perspectiva (Linnaeus)
Fusinus sp.
Glabriscala sp.
Haustator sp.
Nassarius conoidalis (Deshayes)
Siphonalia sp.
Xenoturris sp.
Zeuxis castus (Gould)
Echinuses (Needles)
Brachiopoda
Plants
family Arecaceae, (Fossil impressions)
Cryptomeria sp., (Pollen)
Ilex sp., (Pollen)
Liquidambar sp., (Pollen)
Pinus sp., (Cones, Pollen)
Pinus parviflora, (Pollen)
Ulmus sp., (Pollen)
Zelkova sp., (Pollen)
Corals
Solitary corals
Acropora sp.
family Faviidae
Lobactis sp.
Pavona sp.
Porites sp.
Calcareous algae
Algal ball (Archeolithothamnium)
Green algae
Halimeda sp.
Bryozoans
Foraminifera
Amphistegina sp.
Baculogypsina sp.
Calcarina sp.
Cycloclypeus sp.
Globigerina sp.
Globorotalia sp.
Lenticulina sp.
Operculina sp.
Orbulina sp.
Pirgo sp.
Holocene (0.01-0 Ma)
Corals
Foraminifera
Investigation in progress
Bivalvia
Meretrix sp.
Nipponocrassatella sp.
Tridacna crocea Lamark
Gastropoda
Turritella sp.
Turritella sp. (Kuroshio-kirigaidamashi)