Hanging Rock Site 3 (Holocene of New Zealand)

Where: South Island, New Zealand (44.2° S, 171.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.2° S, 171.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. H. Worthy. 1997. Quaternary fossil fauna of South Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 27(1):67-162 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 215387: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.11.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
 Ratitae -
 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Pelecanoides urinatrix Gmelin 1789 common diving-petrel
 Passeriformes - Motacillidae
Anthus novaeseelandiae Gmelin 1789 Australasian pipit
 Passeriformes - Meliphagidae
Anthornis melanura Sparrman 1786 New Zealand bellbird
 Passeriformes - Rhipiduridae
Rhipidura fuliginosa Sparrman 1787 New Zealand fantail
 Passeriformes - Petroicidae
Petroica macrocephala Gmelin 1789 tomtit
 Passeriformes - Locustellidae
"Bowdleria punctata" = Megalurus punctatus
"Bowdleria punctata" = Megalurus punctatus Quoy and Gaimard 1830 fernbird
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
cf. Tadorna sp. Boie 1822 shelduck
? Tadorna variegata Gmelin 1789 Paradise shelduck
 Caprimulgiformes - Aegothelidae
Aegotheles novaezealandiae Scarlett 1968 New Zealand owlet-nightjar
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Gallinula hodgenorum Scarlett 1955 Hodgen's rail
 Psittaciformes - Psittaculidae
Cyanoramphus sp. Bonaparte 1854 parrot
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
Sceloglaux albifacies Gray 1844 laughing owl
 Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
Coenocorypha cf. aucklandica Gray 1845 subantarctic snipe
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Coturnix novaezelandiae Quoy and Gaimard 1830 New Zealand quail
Reptilia
 Squamata - Gekkonidae
Hoplodactylus cf. duvaucelii Duméril and Bibron 1836 gecko
Mammalia
 Chiroptera - Mystacinidae
Mystacina robusta Dwyer 1962 New Zealand short-tailed bat
 Rodentia - Muridae
Mus musculus Linnaeus 1758 house mouse
Rattus exulans Peale 1848 rat