Kishima Group

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The Kishima Group is a group of palaeontological formations located in Japan. It dates to the Upper Eocene - Lower Oligocene period.

The formations of the Kishima Group are:

  • Daimyoji Formation
  • Funazu Formation
  • Itanoura Formation
  • Kakinoura Formation
  • Kishima Formation
  • Magome Formation
  • Matsushima Formation
  • Okinoshima Formation
  • Oshima Formation

See also[edit]


  • Vickers-Rich, Patricia & Rich, Thomas Hewett (1993); Wildlife of Gondwana. Reed. ISBN 0-7301-0315-3