Eagle Hill (Holocene of the United States)

Where: Gloucester County, Massachusetts (42.8° N, 70.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 70.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. C. Greenway. 1967. Extinct and Vanishing Birds of the World, second revised edition 1-520 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 122440: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 28.12.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea edulis2 Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus edulis2 Linnaeus 1758 mussel
 Pholadida - Myidae
"Mya arenaria" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria2
"Mya arenaria" = Mya (Arenomya) arenaria2 Linnaeus 1758 softshell clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
"Venus mercenaria" = Mercenaria mercenaria2
"Venus mercenaria" = Mercenaria mercenaria2 Linnaeus 1758 quahog
Aves
 Charadriiformes - Panalcidae
"Alca impennis" = Pinguinus impennis1
"Alca impennis" = Pinguinus impennis1 Linnaeus 1758 great auk
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Meleagris gallopavo2 Linnaeus 1758 wild turkey
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Castor canadensis2 Kuhl 1820 American beaver
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis sp.2 Linnaeus 1758 canine
 Ungulata - Cervidae
"Cervus virginianus" = Odocoileus virginianus2
"Cervus virginianus" = Odocoileus virginianus2 Zimmermann 1780 white-tailed deer