Raincliff Road, niche in cliffs (Holocene of New Zealand)

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

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: bone collector

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 215613: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 17.11.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Passeriformes - Petroicidae
Petroica australis Sparrman 1788 New Zealand robin
 Passeriformes - Turdidae
Turdus philomelos Brehm 1831 song thrush
 Psittaciformes - Psittaculidae
Cyanoramphus sp. Bonaparte 1854 parrot
 Squamata - Scincidae
Scincidae indet. Gray 1825 skink
 Rodentia - Muridae
Mus musculus Linnaeus 1758 house mouse
Rattus exulans Peale 1848 rat