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List of fossils in Yamanashi prefecture

A list of fossils reported from Yamanashi prefecture, Koshinetsu region, Honshu island, Japan.

Photographs of outcrops and fossils in Yamanashi prefecture

Cretaceous (145.0-66.0 Ma)
Corals
subclass Hexacorallia
Calcareous algae
Bryozoans
Cenozoic
Corals
Foraminifera
Lepidocyclina sp.
Miogypsina sp.
Miocene (23.03-5.33 Ma)
Sharks
Carcharodon megalodon => Carcharocles megalodon, (Teeth)
Echinuses
Astriclypeus integer
Bivalvia
Amussiopecten akiyamae
Amussiopecten iitomiensis
Anadara sp.
Cardita sp.
Chlamys sp.
Chlamys kaneharai => Mimachlamys kaneharai
Clementia vatheliti => Clementia papyracea
Glycymeris sp., Bittersweet clam
Megacardita panda
Ostrea gravitesta => Magallana gigas, Pacific oyster
Pecten sp.
Scaphopods
Gastropoda
Ancilla okawai
Nassaria magnifica
Neptunea modesta
Phalium sp., Bonnet shell
Barnacles
Corals
Plants (Leaves, Trunks)
Foraminifera
Lepidocyclina sp.
Sponges
Makiyama chitanii
Trace fossils
Pipe rocks
Pliocene (5.33-2.58 Ma)
Bivalvia
Amussiopecten iitomiensis
Chlamys miurensis
Glycymeris osozawaensis
Foraminifera
Bulimina sp.
Globigerina nepenthes => Globoturborotalita nepenthes
Globorotalia menardii
Lagena sp.
Nodosaria sp.
Pyrgo sp.
Pleistocene (2.58- 0.01Ma)
Mammals
Palaeoloxodon naumanni, Naumann's elephant, (Molars, Bones)
Flowering plants (Trunks)
Alnus maximowiczii, Montane alder, (Nuts)
Corylus sp., Hazel, (Nuts)
Fagus sp., Beech, (Nuts)
Juglans sieboldiana hosenjiana = Juglans mandshurica subsp. hosenjiana, (Nuts)
Magnolia obovata, Japanese big leaf magnolia, (Seeds)
Conifers
Larix sp., Larch, (Cones)
Picea sp., Spruce, (Cones)
Picea alcokiana, (Cones)
Picea maximowiczii, Japanese bush spruce, (Cones)
Investigation in progress
Bivalvia
Glycymeris osozawaensis
Flowering plants
Acer sp., Maple, (Pleistocene?)
Alnus sp., Alder, (Pleistocene?)
Corylus heterophylla, Asian hazel, (Pleistocene?)
Fagus japonica, Japanese blue beech, (Pleistocene?)
Gleditschia horridia => Gleditsia japonica, (Pleistocene?)
Magnolia obovata, Japanese big leaf magnolia, (Pleistocene?)
Conifers
Picea sp., Spruce, (Trunks, Pollen)
Picea jezoensis subsp. hondoensis, (Cones)
Picea maximowiczii, Japanese bush spruce, (Pleistocene?)
Picea shirasawae => Picea koyamae, Koyama's spruce, (Cones)
Pinus sp., Pine, (Pollen)
Pinus koraiensis, Korean pine, (Seeds)
Thujopsis dolabrata, Hiba arborvitae, (Pleistocene?)
Tsuga diversifolia, Northern Japanese hemlock, (Cones, Pollen)
Foraminifera
Dentalina sp.
Globigerina sp.
Orbulina sp.
Diatoms