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List of fossils in Shiga prefecture

A list of fossils reported from Shiga prefecture, Kinki region, Honshu island, Japan.

Photographs of outcrops and fossils in Shiga prefecture

Paleozoic
Gastropoda
Bellerophon sp.
Brachiopoda
Crinoids
Fusulinids
Neoschwagerina sp.
Parafusulina sp.
Paraschwagerina sp.
Pseudofusulina sp.
Pseudoschwagerina sp.
Yabeina sp.
Sponges (Spicules)
Radiolarians
Permian (298.9-252.17 Ma)
Trilobites
Echinuses (Needles)
Bivalvia
Enteletes sp.
Gastropoda
Brachiopoda
order Spiriferida
Crinoids
Corals
Fusulinids
Bryozoans
Triassic (252.17-201.3 Ma)
Conodonts
Radiolarians
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Mammals
suborder Mysticeti, (Bones)
Bivalvia
Acila submirabilis
Clinocardium sp.
Crassostrea gravitesta
Cultellus izumoensis
Cyclina japonica
Cyclocardia siogamensis
Dosinia nomurai
Glycymeris ikebei
Hiatula minoensis
Lucinoma acutilineatum
Nipponomarcia sp.
Trapezium modiolaeforme
Oyster
Gastropoda
Ancistrolepis togariensis
Caryptraea sp.
Euspira meisensis
Phos minoensis
Proclava kaneharai
Psephaea yanagidaniensis
Siphonalia makiyamai
Tateiwaia yamanarii
Turritella sp.
Turritella sagai
Vicarya
Vicaryella bacula
Plants
Trace fossils
Pipe rocks
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Mammals
Stegodon aurorae
Stegodon shinshuensis
Birds
Reptiles
order Crocodilia, (Teeth)
Fishes
Carassius sp., (Pharyngeal teeth)
Bivalvia
Anodonta sp.
Anodonta (Pleioanodonta) sp.
Anodonta calipygos Kobelt
Anodonta (Pleioanodonta) matajiroi
Cristaria sp.
Lanceolaria sp.
Oguranodonta sp.
Unio sp.
Unio sp.
Gastropoda
Biwamelania multigranosa
Igapaludina sp.
Semisulcospira? sp.
Tulotomoides sp.
Tulotomoides japonicus (Nagao)
Plants
Broadleaf trees (Leaves)
Diatoms
Freshwater diatoms
Trace fossils
Pipe rocks
Footprints (Birds)
Footprints (Cervus (Nipponicervus)kazusensis Matsumoto)
Footprints (order Crocodilia)
Footprints (Elaphurus sp.)
Footprints (Stegodon aurorae)
Pliocene-Pleistocene
Mammals
Stegodon sugiyamai, (Molars)
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Mammals
family Cervidae, (Entire structure)
Cervus (Nipponicervus)kazusensis Matsumoto
Mammuthus shigensis
Stegodon aurorae, (Molars, Tusks)
Stegodon orientalis
Insects
family Carabidae
Bivalvia
Anodonta sp.
Anodonta calipygos Kobelt
Anodonta (Pleioanodonta) matajiroi
Corbicula sandai Reinhardt
Cristaria sp.
Cristaria plicata spatiosa (Clessin)
Hyriopsis sp.
Inversiunio reiniana reiniana
Lanceolaria sp.
Lanceolaria sp.
Oguranodonta ogurae
Unio sp.
Unio douglasiae biwae Kobelt
Gastropoda
Cipangopaludina japonica (Martens)
Heterogen sp.
family Pleuroceridae
Sinotaia sp.
Tulotomoides sp.
Tulotomoides japonicus (Nagao)
Plants
Cryptomeria sp., (Pollen)
Cyclocarya paliurus, (Cones)
Juglanscinerea megacinerea, (Cones)
Menyanthes, (Seeds)
Metasequoia sp., (Stocks, Cones)
Picea sp., (Cones, Pollen)
Pinus densiflora, (Cones)
Styrax sp., (Seeds)
Trapa sp., (Seeds)
Trapa macropoda, (Seeds)
Plants
Footprints (family Cervidae)
Footprints (family Elephantidae)
Footprints (family Gruidae)
Diatoms
Melosira solida
Stephanodiscus carconensis
Investigation in progress
Mammals
Cervus (Nipponicervus) praenipponicus
Palaeoloxodon naumanni , (Molars)