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List of fossils in Tokyo metropolis

A list of fossils reported from Tokyo metropolis, Kanto region, Honshu island, Japan.

Photographs of outcrops and fossils in Tokyo metropolis

Paleozoic
Crinoids
Fusulinids
Schwagerina sp.
Triticites sp.
Carboniferous (358.9-298.9 Ma)
Conodonts
Permian (298.9-252.17 Ma)
Corals
Crinoids
Fusulinids
Lepidolina sp. => Yabeina sp.
Neoschwagerina sp.
Pseudodoliolina ozawai
Pseudodoliolina pseudolepida
Pseudofusulina sp.
Yabeina sp.
Conodonts
Gondolella sp.
Triassic (252.17-201.3 Ma)
Ammonoids
Bivalvia
Halobia sp.
Leptochondria sp.
Monotis ochotica => Entomonotis ochotica
Myochoncha sp.
Myophoria sp.
Plants
Conodonts
Epigondolella abneptis
Jurassic (201.3-145.0 Ma)
Bivalves
Brachiopods
Echinoids
Cidaris sp., (Needles)
Corals
Enallhelia sp.
Isastrea kosodeensis
Latomeandra sp.
Meandrarea somaensis => Latomeandra somaensis
Microsolena sp.
Placocoenia sp.
Placocoenia tosaensis
Pleurosmilia? sp.
Stylina (Convexastrea) sp. => Convexastrea sp.
Thamnasteria sp.
Hydrozoans
Spongiomorpha sp.
Sponges
Chaetetopsis crinita
Milleporidium sp.
Stromatopora sp.
Tosastroma sp.
Foraminifera
Pseudocyclammina sp.
Red algae
Nipponophycus sp.
Red algae or Green algae
Pycnoporidium sp.
Cretaceous (145.0-66.0 Ma)
Ammonoids
Polyptychoceras sp.
Radiolarians
Amphipyndax cf. tylotus
Archaeodictyomitra sp.
Dictyomitra koslovae
Novixitus sp.
Eocene (56.0-39.0 Ma)
Foraminifera
Nummulites sp.
Camerina bagualensis => Nummulites baguelensis
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Sharks
Isurus hastalis => Cosmopolitodus hastalis, Broad-tooth white shark
Fishes (Scale)
Crustaceans
Callianassa sp., (Claws)
Callianassa titaensis => Callianopsis titaensis, (Claws)
Echinoderms
Ophiacantha sp.
Linthia sp.
Bivalvia
Felaniella sp.
Glycymeris sp., Bittersweet clam
Lucinoma sp.
Lucinoma cf. annulata, Western ridged lucina
Macoma sp.
Mya cuneiformis
Portlandia tokunagai => Hataiyoldia tokunagai
Solemya (Acharax) tokunagai => Acharax johnsoni
Solen sp.
Vasticardium sp.
Venericardia ferruginea
Flowering plants
Castanea sp., Chestnut
Comptonia naumanni => Comptonia japonica
Fagus sp., Beech, (Leaves)
Juglans sp., Walnut tree
Quercus acutissima, Sawtooth oak
Ulmus sp., Elm
Conifers
Cunninghamia konishii, Taiwan fir, (Leaves)
Metasequoia sp., (Leaves)
Sequoia sp., (Leaves)
Stromatolite
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Bivalvia
Anadara sp.
Mactra sp.
Mercenaria sp.
Mizuhopecten sp.
Solen sp.
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Mammals
Palaeoloxodon naumanni, Naumann's elephant, (Entire structure, Molars, Tusks)
Stegodon aurorae, (Bones, Molars, Footprings)
Japonocetus akishimensis => Eschrichtius akishimaensis, Akishima whale
superfamily Odontoceti, Dolphins, (Lower jaw)
Insects (Wings)
Pterostichus microcephalus
Plateumaris constricticollis, (Wings)
Bivalvia
Acila sp.
Anadara sp.
Anadara (Tegillarca) granosa => Tegillarca granosa, Blood cockle
Atrina japonica
Callithaca adamsi => Protocallithaca adamsi, Adams' thin shelled littleneck
Chlamys nipponensis => Azumapecten farreri subsp. nipponensis
Clementia sp.
Clinocardium californiense => Keenocardium californiense, Bering sea cockle
Clinocardium (Fuscocardium) braunsi => Clinocardium braunsi
Corbicula sp.
Corbicula japonica, Japanese basket clam
Crassostrea gigas => Magallana gigas, Pacific oyster
Cultellus sp.
Cultellus izumoensis
Cultellus otukai
Cycladicama cumingi => Joannisiella cumingii
Dosinia sp.
Dosinia angulosa
Dosinia bilunulata
Fulvia sp.
Leukoma euglypta
Lucinoma sp.
Macoma sp.
Macoma calcarea, Chalky macoma
Macoma incongrua
Macoma tokyoensis
Macoma optiva
Mactra sp.
Megangulus sp.
Mercenaria sp.
Mizuhopecten sp.
Mizuhopecten kimurai
Mizuhopecten tokyoensis
Mizuhopecten tokyoensis hokurikuensis
Modiolus sp., Horsemussel
Musculista sp. => Arcuatula sp.
Mya sp.
Nuculana pernuloides => Nuculana pernula, Müller's nut clam
superfamily Ostreoidea, Oyster
Panopea sp.
Paphia sp.
Paphia amabilis
Pecten sp.
Periploma sp.
Placamen sp.
Potamocorbula amurensis, Amur river clam
Raeta pellicula
Raeta yokohamaensis => Raeta pulchella
Ruditapes sp.
Saccella confusa
Saxidomus sp., Washington clam
Scapharca subcrenata => Anadara kagoshimensis
Solen sp.
Solen krusensterni
Theora sp.
Tresus sp., Horse clam
Venericardia (Cyclocardia) siogamensis => Cyclocardia siogamensis
Venericardia ferruginea
Venericardia ferruginosa => Megacardita ferruginosa
Vasticardium sp.
Scaphopods
Gastropoda
Acteocina exilis
Agatha sp.
Cancellaria sp.
Cryptonatica andoi, Violet-mouthed moon
Etrema subauriformis
Mitrella sp.
Nassarius praematuratus
Neptunea sp.
Neverita (Glossaulax) didyma => Neverita didyma, Bladder moon snail
Niotha sp. => Nassarius sp., Nassa mud snail
Olivella sp., Dwarf olive
Ophiodermella pseudopannus
Patelloida pygmaea
Pristiterebra tsuboiana
Propebela yokoyamai
Puncturella sp.
Rapana venosa, Veined rapa whelk
Reticunassa festiva
Ringicula sp.
Siphonalia sp.
Siphonalia fusoides, Fusiform whelk
Siphonalia modificata
Siphonalia spadicea
Tonna sp.
Volutharpa perryi
Flowering plants (Leaves, Pollen)
Acer pictum ssp. mono, Painted maple, (Leaves)
Alnus hirsuta => Alnus maximowiczii, Montane alder
Carex rhynchophysa => Carex utriculata, Northwest territory sedge
Carpinus erosa => Carpinus cordata, Sawa hornbeam
Corylus sp., Hazel, (Leaves)
Fagus sp., Beech, (Leaves)
Fagus crenata, Japanese beech
Fagus japonica, Japanese blue beech, (Leaves)
Gleditsia sp.
Juglans sp., Walnut tree, (Nuts)
Juglans ailanthoides => Juglans mandshurica var. sachalinensis, Japanese walnut, (Nuts)
Juglans cinerea var. megacinerea, (Nuts)
Luzula cf. plumosa
Magnolia kobus, Kobushi magnolia, (Seeds)
Nelumbo sp.
Phragmites communis => Phragmites australis, Common reed
Potamogeton gramineus, Various-leaved pondweed
Quercus sp., Oak, (Leaves)
Quercus crispula => Quercus mongolica subsp. crispula
Quercus dentata, Japanese emperor oak, (Leaves)
Salix sp., Willow, (Leaves)
Salix cf. bakko
Scirpus sp., Club-rush
family Smilacaceae, (Leaves)
Spiraea sp.
Styrax japonicus, Japanese snowbell, (Nuts)
Tilia japonica, Japanese linden
Trapa sp., (Seeds)
Zelkova sp., (Leaves)
Conifers (Leaves, Pollen)
Abies sp., Fir, (Pollen)
Abies mariesii, Maries' fir
Larix leptolepis => Larix kaempferi, Japanese larch, (Cones)
Metasequoia occidentalis, (Stocks, Leaves, Cones, Pollen)
Picea bicolor => Picea alcokiana
Picea jezoensis var. hondoensis, (Cones, Pollen)
Picea koribai, (Cones)
Picea Maximowiczii, Japanese bush spruce, (Cones)
Picea polita => Picea torano, Tigertail spruce, (Cones)
Pinus sp., Pine, (Cones)
Pinus fujiii
Pinus koraiensis, Korean pine, (Seeds)
Taxus cuspidata, Japanese yew
Tsuga diversifolia, Northern Japanese hemlock
Mosses
Drepanocladus exannulatus, Warnstorfia moss
Foraminifera
Diatoms
Cymbella sp.
Diploneis sp.
Navicula sp.
Pinnularia sp.
Stauroneis sp.
Trace fossils
Pipe rocks
Holocene (0.01-0 Ma)
Mammals
family Cervidae, Deers, (Bones)
Bivalvia
Anadara chichibuensis
Arca boucardi
Callista sp.
Clementia sp.
Mactra sp.
Mactra veneriformis => Mactra quadrangularis
Meretrix sp.
Ostrea sp.
Ostrea gigas => Magallana gigas, Pacific oyster
Ruditapes sp.
Saxidomus sp., Washington clam
Scaphopoda
Dentalium octangulatum, Octagonal tusk shell
Gastropoda
Glossaulax sp.
Rapana venosa, Veined rapa whelk
Tonna sp.
Investigation in progress
Bivalvia
Tegillarca sp.
Conifers
Picea torano, Tigertail spruce, (Cones)
Pinus koraiensis, Korean pine, (Cones)
Taxus cuspidata, Japanese yew, (Seeds)
Tsuga diversifolia, Northern Japanese hemlock, (Cones)
Trace fossils
Upogebia sp.?, (Pipe rocks)