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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
Gastropods
Bellerophon sp.
Brachiopods
Crinoids
Fusulinids
Neoschwagerina sp.
Parafusulina sp.
Paraschwagerina sp.
Pseudofusulina sp.
Pseudoschwagerina sp.
Yabeina sp.
Sponges, (Spicules)
Radiolarians
Permian (298.9-252.17 Ma)
Trilobites
Echinoids, (Needles)
Crinoids
Gastropods
Brachiopods
Enteletes sp.
Spirifer sp.
Corals
Fusulinids
Bryozoans
Triassic (252.17-201.3 Ma)
Conodonts
Radiolarians
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Mammals
superfamily Mysticeti, (Bones)
Bivalves
Acila submirabilis
Clinocardium sp.
Crassostrea gravitesta => Magallana gigas
Cultellus izumoensis
Cyclina japonica
Cyclocardia siogamensis
Dosinia nomurai
Glycymeris ikebei
Hiatula minoensis
Lucinoma acutilineatum => Lucinoma acutilineata
Nipponomarcia sp.
superfamily Ostreoidea, Oyster
Trapezium modiolaeforme
Gastropods
Ancistrolepis togariensis
Calyptraea sp., Chinese hat snail
Euspira meisensis
Phos minoensis
Proclava kaneharai => Cerithium kaneharai
Psephaea yanagidaniensis => Fulgoraria yanagidaniensis
Siphonalia makiyamai
Tateiwaia yamanarii
Turritella sp.
Turritella sagai
Vicarya sp.
Vicaryella bacula => Potamides bacula
Plants
Trace fossils
Pipe rocks
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Mammals
Stegodon aurorae
Stegodon shinshuensis => Stegodon miensis
Birds
Reptiles
order Crocodilia, Crocodilian, (Teeth)
Fishes
Carassius sp., (Pharyngeal teeth)
Bivalves
Anodonta okuyamai
Anodonta calipygos
Cristaria sp.
Cuneopsis gracilenta
Lanceolaria sp.
Oguranodonta sp. => Sinanodonta sp.
Sinanodonta sp.
Sinanodonta kobiwakoensis
family Unionidae
Gastropods
Biwamelania multigranosa => Semisulcospira multigranosa
Igapaludina sp.
Semisulcospira gamoensis
Tulotomoides japonicus
Tulotomoides sanaguensis
Flowering plants
Broadleaf trees, (Leaves)
Diatoms
Freshwater diatoms
Trace fossils
Pipe rocks
Birds, (Footprints)
Cervus kazusensis, (Footprints)
order Crocodilia, Crocodilian, (Footprints)
Elaphurus davidianus, Père David's deer, (Footprints)
Stegodon aurorae, (Footprints)
Pliocene-Pleistocene
Mammals
Stegodon sugiyamai => Stegodon aurorae, (Molars)
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Mammals
family Cervidae, Deer, (Entire structure)
Cervus kazusensis
Mammuthus shigensis => Mammuthus protomammonteus
Stegodon aurorae, (Molars, Tusks)
Stegodon orientalis
Insects
family Carabidae, Ground beetle
Bivalves
Anodonta sp.
Anodonta calipygos
Corbicula sandai
Cristaria sp.
Cristaria plicata spatiosa
Nodularia douglasiae biwae
Hyriopsis sp.
Inversiunio reinianus
Lanceolaria sp.
Lanceolaria sp.
Sinanodonta kobiwakoensis
Sinanodonta ogurae
Unio sp.
Gastropods
Cipangopaludina japonica
Heterogen sp.
family Pleuroceridae, Pleurocerid
Sinotaia sp.
Tulotomoides sp.
Tulotomoides japonicus
Flowering plants
Cyclocarya paliurus, Wheel wingnut, (Cones)
Juglans cinerea var. megacinerea, (Cones)
Menyanthes sp., (Seeds)
Styrax sp., Snowbell tree, (Seeds)
Trapa sp., (Seeds)
Trapa macropoda, (Seeds)
Conifers
Cunninghamia konishii, Taiwan fir
Metasequoia sp., (Stocks, Cones)
Picea sp., Spruce, (Cones, Pollen)
Pinus densiflora, Japanese red pine, (Cones)
subfamily Taxodiaceae, (Pollen)
Trace fossils
family Cervidae, Deer, (Footprints)
order Proboscideae, Elephant, (Footprints)
family Gruidae, Crane, (Footprints)
Diatoms
Melosira solida
Stephanodiscus carconensis
Investigation in progress
Mammals
Cervus praenipponicus
Palaeoloxodon naumanni, (Molars)