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Senhata Formation
Late Miocene, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
ver. 4.1

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Kyonan, Chiba prefecture is one of the most famous locality in Japan. The horizon of the site is situated in the east-west direction, more than 2 Km in length, 1to 2 m in width and probably more than 10 m in depth, and occures vertically. Most of the fossil producing site occures in a low range of wooded hills. Near from this site, we can see a beautiful sea in the east direction. The site yields a variety of shark teeth and other remains such as elephant fish, whales, shells and sea urchins.


Hexanchus griseus/nakamurai


Squalus sp.


Dalatias lica


Squatina sp.


Odontaspis sp., Carcharias sp.


Isurus hastalis



Isurus oxyrinchus / paucus


Isurus sp.


Paratodus benedeni


Carcharocles megalodon


Scyliorhinus sp.


Hemipristis serra/elongatus


Triakid or Hemigaleid


Carcharhinus


Sphyrna sp.


Lamnid




Ischyodus dolloi Leriche, 1902


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20090710 Fumio Nakagawa

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