Nenega-Iti Site AGA-3, layer IV2 (Holocene of French Polynesia)

Where: French Polynesia (23.2° S, 135.0° W: paleocoordinates 23.2° S, 135.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• Deposited circa 1260-1290 calendar AD

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: anthropogenic

Primary reference: S. Rigal, P. V. Kirch, and T. H. Worthy. 2018. New prehistoric avifaunas from the Gambier Group, French Polynesia. Palaeontologia Electronica 21(3.4A):1-35 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 198016: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.12.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Procellariidae indet. Vigors 1825 petrel
Pseudobulweria sp. Mathews 1936 petrel
Puffinus nativitatis Streets 1877 Christmas shearwater
Pterodroma cf. heraldica Salvin 1888 herald petrel
Pterodroma magn. P. heraldica