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List of fossils in Shimane prefecture

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

Photographs of outcrops and fossils in Shimane prefecture

Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Mammals
Desmostylus sp., (Molars)
Whales (Bones)
Cephalopoda
Aturia minoensis
Fishes (Scales, Bones)
family Clupeidae, (Entire structure)
Echinuses (Needles)
Crustaceans
suborder Balanomorpha
Starfishes
Ophiurida sp.
Bivalvia
Acesta sp.
Acila sp.
Anadara sp.
Anadara antiquata (Linnaeus)
Anodonia sp.
Chlamys sp.
Clinocardium shinjiensis
Corbicula sp.
Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg)
Cristaria muroii etomoensis
Cultellus izumoensis
Cyclina sp.
Dosinia sp.
Glycymeris sp.
Lanceolaria sp.
Limposis sp.
Lucinoma sp.
Macoma sp.
Macoma optiva
Modiolus arakawensis
Nuculana sp.
Panopea sp.
Patinopecten sp.
Phacosoma sp.
Phacosoma chikuzenensis
Placopecten magellanicus
Portlandia sp.
Portlandia gratiosa
Propeamussium tateiwai
Scapharca sp.
Solidicorbula sp.
Teredo sp.
Vasticardium sp.
Scaphopoda
Dentalium sp.
Fissidentalium sp.
Gastropoda
Batillaria sp.
Calyptraea sp.
Conus sp.
Fulgoraria (Musashia) striata (Yokoyama)
Haliotis sp.
Semisulcospira sakamotoi
Siphonalia sp.
Turritella sp.
Umbonium sp.
Viviparus (Sinotaia) uryuensis kosasanns
Plants
Broadleaf trees
Comptonia naumanni
Corals
Dendrophyllia sp.
Madrepora oculata
Foraminifera
Cyclamina sp.
Miogypsina
Sponges (Spicules)
Calcareous algae
Trace fossils
Pliocene-Pleistocene
Mammals
Stegodon elephantoides
Bivalvia
Corbicula sp.
Ruditapes sp.
Plants
Alnus sp., (Pollen)
Fagus sp.
Keteleeria sp., (Pollen)
Larix sp.
Liquidambar sp., (Pollen)
Metasequoia sp., (Leaves, Cones, Pollen)
Picea sp., (Pollen)
Picea koribai, (Cones)
Pseudolarix sp., (Cones, Pollen)
Quercus sp., (Pollen)
Sequoia sp.
family Taxodiaceae, (Pollen)
Zelkova sp., (Pollen)
Diatoms
Trace fossils
Pipe rocks
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Sharks (Teeth)
Crabs
Bivalvia
Acila sp.
Clinocardium shinjiense (Yokoyama)
Cultellus izumoensis Yokoyama
Cyclocardia onukii Masuda et Takegawa
Lucinoma cfr. acutilineata (Conrad)
Macoma optiva (Yokoyama)
Mercenaria chitaniana (Yokoyama)
Modiolus arakawensis (Kanno)
Mya cfr. cuneiformis Bohm
Panope nomurae Kamada
Patinopecten kagamianus (Yokoyama)
Pecten sp.
Periploma besshoense (Yokoyama)
Portlandia gratiosa (Yokoyama)
Portlandia cfr. thraciaeformis (Storr)
Saccella sp.
Serripes fujinensis (Yokoyama)
Throcia kamayasikiensis Hatai
Scaphopoda
Dentalium yokoyamai Makiyama
Gastropoda
Doliocassis japonica (Yokoyama)
Neptunaea sp.
Olivella sp.
Phos sp.
Polinices cfr. hyugensis Shuto
Protorotella sp.
Sinum yabei Otuka
Siphonalia sp.
Surculites yokoyamai Otsuka
Tectonatica cfr. janthostomoides Kuroda et Habe
Trophonopsis sp.
Turritella saishuensis mitizukii Otuka
Plants
Fagus sp., (Nuts)
Picea sp., (Leaves)
Tsuga sp., (Leaves)
Holocene (0.01-0 Ma)
Plants
Aesculus sp., (Stocks)
Cryptomeria sp., (Stocks)
Quercus sp., (Stocks)
Zelkova sp., (Stocks)
Investigation in progress
Bivalvia
Delectopecten peckhami