Ilio Point (Holocene of the United States)

Where: Molokai County, Hawaii (21.2° N, 157.3° W: paleocoordinates 21.2° N, 157.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• Radiocarbondates from two different kinds of land snails from one of the most productive fossil sites here were 5,510±65yr BP and5,245±60yr BP,which again,are maxima (Olson and James 1982b:30).

Environment/lithology: interdune; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1982. Prodromus of the fossil avifauna of the Hawaiian Islands. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 365:1-59 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 110074: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 01.06.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Rallidae indet. Vigors 1825 rail
small flightless rail
Porzana menehune n. sp. Olson and James 1991 rail
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
Strigidae indet. Vigors 1825 true owl
extinct owl
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Branta sp. Scopoli 1769 goose
Thambetochen 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
"Puffinus pacificus" = Ardenna pacifica
"Puffinus pacificus" = Ardenna pacifica Gmelin 1789 wedge-tailed shearwater