Moomomi Dunes, Pleistocene (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Molokai County, Hawaii (21.2° N, 157.2° W: paleocoordinates 21.2° N, 157.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: interdune; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 110072: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.06.2011

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Taxonomic list

Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Rallidae indet. Vigors 1825 rail
 Neornithes -
Strigiformes indet. Wagler 1830 owl
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
Grallistrix geleches n. sp. Olson and James 1991 true owl
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Branta sp. Scopoli 1769 goose
Thambetochen chauliodous n. sp. Olson and Wetmore 1976 waterfowl
 Passeriformes -
Passeriformes indet. Linnaeus 1758 perching bird
 Passeriformes - Fringillidae
 Passeriformes - Corvidae
Corvus sp. Linnaeus 1758 crow
 Ciconiiformes - Plataleidae
Apteribis glenos Olson and Wetmore 1976 spoonbill
 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Pterodroma hypoleuca Slavin 1888 Bonin petrel
 Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
Numenius tahitiensis Gmelin 1789 bristle-thighed curlew
 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Circus dossenus n. sp. Olson and James 1991 wood harrier
Haliaeetus sp. Savigny 1809 hawk
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Nerita sp. Linnaeus 1758 snail