Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Fossil stomatopods and decapods from the upper Pleistocene Ogushi Formation, Kyushu, Japan

Buy Article:

$39.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

Stomatopod mandibles and raptorial claws and fourteen species of decapods including Paradorippe sp. cf. P. granulata (de Haan, 1841), Hiplyra platycheir (de Haan, 1841), Myra sp. cf. M. celeries G alil, 2001, Halimede fragifer (de Haan, 1835), Eucrate crenata (de Haan, 1835) and Entricoplax vestita (de Haan, 1833) are described from the upper Pleistocene Ogushi Formation in Amakusa City, Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. Alpheidae gen. et sp. indet. is abundant and Eucrate crenataand Entricoplax vestita are common in the decapod fauna of the Ogushi Formation. The occurrence of these species suggests that the Ogushi Formation was deposited as muddy bottom sediment in shallow marine water. Euplax leptophthalmus H. Milnee Edwards, 1852, a rare macrophthalmine crab is first reported as a fossil from Kyushu.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 2015

More about this publication?
  • Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie continuously publishes current original contributions from all fields of geology, ever since its foundation in 1807. All published contributions are in the English language.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more