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Dinosaur Research Institute Associate professor

Miyata Kazunori

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Profile

Date of Birth1969.
AffiliationDinosaur Research Institute
TitleAssociate professor
RoomCenter for Academic Exchange200 (Extension 6210)
E-mailkmiyata at fpu.ac.jp ( at = @ )
EducationDoctor of Philosophy (Science)
Academic Societies

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (USA)
Paleontological Society (USA)
Paleontological Society of Japan
Geological Society of Japan
Kumamoto Geoscience Association
Nagasaki Earth Science Association

Career

1998 Researcher (paleontology), Fukui Prefectural Museum and Board of Education, Fukui Prefecture
2000 Researcher (paleontology), Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
2015 Associate Professor (present)

Research Interest

Research FieldVertebrate paleontology, Geology, Stratigraphy
Research Summary

Researches on mammalian evolution, especially fieldfossils from the dinosaur age (Early Cretaceous, about 120 million years ago) in Fukui and the early Cenozoic (after dinosaur age, about 50 million years ago) from Kyushu (western Japan) and USA.

Keywordsvertebrate paleontology, mammal, evolution, fossil

Selected Publications

Miyata, K., Y. Azuma, and M. Shibata. 2015(in press). New mammalian specimens from the Lower Cretaceous Kitadani Formation, Tetori Group, Fukui, Japan. Historical Biology.

Tomida, Y., H. Nakaya, H. Saegusa, K. Miyata, and A. Fukuchi. 2013. Miocene Land Mammals and Stratigraphy of Japan. In Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology, Columbia University Press, New York. p.314-333.

Miyata, K., Y. Tomida, K. C. Beard, G. F. Gunnell, H. Ugai, and K. Hirose. 2011. Eocene mammals from the Akasaki and Nakakoshiki Formations, western Kyushu, Japan: preliminary work and correlation with Asian land mammal ages. Vertebrate PalAsiatica, 49(1): 53-68.

Miyata, K. and Y. Tomida. 2010. Anchitherium (Mammalia, Perissodactyla, Equidae) from the Early Miocene Hiramaki Formation, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, and its implication for the early diversification of Asian Anchitherium. Journal of Paleontology, 84(4): 763-773.

Miyata, K. 2007. New species of Trogosus (Tillodontia, Mammalia) from the Green River Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3): 661-675.

Miyata, K. 2007. New material of Asian Trogosus (Tillodontia, Mammalia) from the Akasaki Formation, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(1): 176-188.

Educational Activies

ClassesIntroductory Geology, General Bioscience
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