Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum

Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum Vol. 50, No. 3 Research reports of the “Paleoparadoxiid Mizunami-Kamado specimen”

Procedures of paleoillustration of the “Paleoparadoxiid Mizunami-Kamado specimen”

Takashi Oda, Yusuke Ando, Tatsuya Shinmura, Hiromichi Kitagawa, and Naoki Kohno

Published: 2024/3/29   Page: 109–111

A paleontological restoration of the “Paleoparadoxiid Mizunami-Kamado specimen” which was ex-cavated from the Shukunohora Formation of the Mizunami Group in Kamado-cho, Mizunami City, Gifu, Japan, was created as a 2D illustration. The form and ecology of when the specimen was preyed by sharks, were reconstructed based on skeleton of MFM18130, its burial position. The illustration was revised by the Kitagawa and Kohno’s scientific comments before its completion.