Anatoloa Cave, site 2 (Holocene of Niue)

Where: Niue (19.0° S, 169.8° W: paleocoordinates 19.0° S, 169.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Primary reference: T. H. Worthy, R. Walter, and A. J. Anderson. 1998. Fossil and archaeological avifauna of Niue Island, Pacific Ocean. Notornis 45:177-190 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 193853: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.06.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Phaethontiformes - Phaethontidae
Phaethon lepturus Daudin 1802 white-tailed tropicbird
 Caprimulgiformes - Apodidae
"Collocalia spodiopygia" = Aerodramus spodiopygius
"Collocalia spodiopygia" = Aerodramus spodiopygius Peale 1848 white-rumped swiftlet
 Strigiformes - Tytonidae
Tyto alba Scopoli 1769 barn owl
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
"Porphyrio samoensis" = Porphyrio melanotus samoensis
"Porphyrio samoensis" = Porphyrio melanotus samoensis Peale 1848 Australasian swamphen
Porphyrio p. samoaensis
 Squamata - Gekkonidae
Gekkonidae indet. Gray 1825 gecko
 Rodentia - Muridae
Rattus exulans Peale 1848 rat