Cocha Cashu Biological Station (Holocene of Peru)

Also known as ETE Locality 507, Cocha Cashu Biological Station,

Where: Peru (11.9° S, 71.4° W: paleocoordinates 11.9° S, 71.4° W)

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Modern Ecosystem radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology:

• ETE sed env 1: ., ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: soil of meander belt are young alluvial silt, sand
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: Arc loss of soil from Andes 25m every season.

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 432, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: J. Terborgh. 1990. An Overview of Research at Cocha Cashu Biological Station. Gentry, A.H., Four Neotropical Rainforests, Yale University Press, New Haven 48-59 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 21689: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 11.10.1995, edited by Richard Potts and John Damuth

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Cebidae
"Saguinus fuscicollis" = Leontocebus fuscicollis Spix 1823 brown-mantled tamarin
"Cebus apella" = Sapajus apella Linnaeus 1758 tufted capuchin
Cebuella pygmaea Spix 1823 pygmy marmoset
Callimico goeldii Thomas 1904 Goeldi's marmoset
Saguinus imperator Goeldi 1907 monkey
Saimiri sciureus Linnaeus 1758 common squirrel monkey
Cebus albifrons Humboldt 1811 white-fronted capuchin
 Primates - Atelidae
Ateles paniscus Linnaeus 1758 red-faced spider monkey
Alouatta seniculus Linnaeus 1766 Venezuelan red howler
Lagothrix lagotricha Humboldt 1812 brown woolly monkey
 Primates - Pitheciidae
"Callicebus moloch" = Plecturocebus moloch
"Callicebus moloch" = Plecturocebus moloch Hoffmannsegg 1807 monkey
 Primates -
Aotus trivirgatus Humboldt 1811 three-striped night monkey
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Oryzomys capito rice rat
Oligoryzomys microtis pygmy rice rat
Rhipidomys couesi climbing mouse
Nectomys squamipes Brants 1827 Neotropical water rat
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 Rodentia - Dinomyidae
 Rodentia - Dasyproctidae
Myoprocta pratti Pocock 1913 green acouchi
 Rodentia - Caviidae
"Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris" = Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
"Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris" = Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris Linnaeus 1766 capybara
 Rodentia - Cuniculidae
"Agouti paca" = Cuniculus paca
"Agouti paca" = Cuniculus paca Linnaeus 1766 lowland paca
 Rodentia - Erethizontidae
Coendou prehensilis Linnaeus 1758 prehensile-tailed porcupine
 Rodentia -
 Rodentia - Echimyidae
Mesomys hispidus spiny tree rat
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Sylvilagus brasiliensis Linnaeus 1758 tapeti
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus terrestris Linnaeus 1758 Brazilian tapir
 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Nasua nasua Linneaus 1766 South American coati
Bassaricyon gabbii Allen 1876 olingo
Potos flavus Schreber 1774 kinkajou
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Pteronura brasiliensis Gmelin 1788 giant otter
"Lutra longicaudis" = Lontra longicaudis Olfers 1818 neotropical otter
Galictis vittata Schreber 1776 greater grison
Eira barbara Linnaeus 1758 tayra
 Carnivora - Felidae
"Felis yagouaroundi" = Puma yagouaroundi, "Felis concolor" = Puma concolor, "Felis pardalis" = Leopardus pardalis, Panthera onca
"Felis yagouaroundi" = Puma yagouaroundi Geoffroy 1803 jaguarundi
"Felis concolor" = Puma concolor Linnaeus 1771 puma
"Felis pardalis" = Leopardus pardalis Linnaeus 1758 ocelot
Panthera onca Linnaeus 1758 jaguar
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Priodontes maximus Kerr 1792 giant armadillo
"Dasypus novemcinctus" = Dasypus (Dasypus) novemcinctus Linnaeus 1758 nine-banded armadillo
 Xenarthra - Cyclopedidae
 Xenarthra - Myrmecophagidae
Tamandua tetradactyla Linnaeus 1758 southern tamandua
Myrmecophaga tridactyla Linnaeus 1758 giant anteater
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Choloepus hoffmanni Peters 1858 Hoffmann's two-toed sloth
 Xenarthra -
 Ungulata - Tayassuidae
Tayassu tajacu Linnaeus 1758 collared peccary
Tayassu pecari Link 1795 white-lipped peccary
 Ungulata - Cervidae
"Mazama gouazoubira" = Cervus gouazoubira, Mazama americana
"Mazama gouazoubira" = Cervus gouazoubira Fischer 1814 deer
Mazama americana Erxleben 1777 red brocket
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Philander opposum Linnaeus 1758 four-eyed opossum
Metachirus nudicaudatus Geoffroy 1803 brown four-eyed opossum
Micoureus cinerea woolly mouse opossum
Marmosops noctiraga slender opossum
Caluromysiops irrupta Sanborn 1951 black-shouldered opossum
Caluromys lanatus Olfers 1818 woolly oppossum
Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus 1758 common opossum