Nenega-Iti Site AGA-3, layer IV3 (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 198017: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.12.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Gallus gallus Linnaeus 1758 chicken
 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Procellariidae indet. Vigors 1825 petrel
Pseudobulweria sp. Mathews 1936 petrel
Puffinus sp. Brisson 1760 shearwater
Pterodroma cf. heraldica Salvin 1888 herald petrel
Pterodroma magn. P. heraldica
Ardenna pacifica Gmelin 1789 wedge-tailed shearwater
 Pelecaniformes - Phaethontidae
Phaethon lepturus Daudin 1802 white-tailed tropicbird