Nenega-Iti Site AGA-3, layer IV4 (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 198018: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 06.12.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Columbiformes - Columbidae
Bountyphaps cf. obsoleta Worthy and Wragg 2008 dove
 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Procellariidae indet. Vigors 1825 petrel
Pseudobulweria sp. Mathews 1936 petrel
Puffinus nativitatis Streets 1877 Christmas shearwater
Puffinus cf. bailloni Bonaparte 1857 tropical shearwater
Puffinus magn. P. bailloni
Pterodroma cf. heraldica Salvin 1888 herald petrel
Pterodroma magn. P. heraldica