Square 1, Fale islet, Fakaofo (Holocene of Tokelau)

Where: Tokelau (9.4° S, 171.2° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 171.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• From the clean yellow-white sand which rested on the coral basement

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; unlithified, white, yellow grainstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. Best. 1988. Tokelau archaeology: a preliminary report of an initial survey and excavations. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 8:104-118 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 191886: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.02.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neogastropoda - Conidae
Conus sp. Linnaeus 1758 cone shell