Ulupaka Cave, 40 m south entrance (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; Otago University

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 193866: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.06.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
 Strigiformes - Tytonidae
Tyto alba Scopoli 1769 barn owl
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Gallirallus philippensis Linnaeus 1766 buff-banded rail
"Porphyrio samoensis" = Porphyrio melanotus samoensis Peale 1848 Australasian swamphen
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Rattus exulans Peale 1848 rat