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
 Didelphimorphia - Didelphidae
Metachirus nudicaudatus Geoffroy 1803 brown four-eyed opossum
Philander opposum Linnaeus 1758 four-eyed opossum
Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus 1758 common opossum
Marmosops noctiraga slender opossum
Micoureus cinerea woolly mouse opossum
Caluromysiops irrupta Sanborn 1951 black-shouldered opossum
Caluromys lanatus Olfers 1818 woolly oppossum
 Cingulata - Dasypodidae
Priodontes maximus Kerr 1792 giant armadillo
"Dasypus novemcinctus" = Dasypus (Dasypus) novemcinctus Linnaeus 1758 nine-banded armadillo
 Megatherioidea - Megalonychidae
Choloepus hoffmanni Peters 1858 Hoffmann's two-toed sloth
  - Bradypodidae
Bradypus variegatus Schinz 1825 brown-throated three-toed sloth
 Xenarthra - Myrmecophagidae
Tamandua tetradactyla Linnaeus 1758 southern tamandua
Myrmecophaga tridactyla Linnaeus 1758 giant anteater
 Xenarthra - Cyclopedidae
 Carnivora - Procyonidae
Potos flavus Schreber 1774 kinkajou
Bassaricyon gabbii Allen 1876 olingo
Nasua nasua Linneaus 1766 South American coati
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Galictis vittata Schreber 1776 greater grison
Pteronura brasiliensis Gmelin 1788 giant otter
"Lutra longicaudis" = Lontra longicaudis Olfers 1818 neotropical otter
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
 Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
Tapirus terrestris Linnaeus 1758 Brazilian tapir
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
Mazama americana, "Mazama gouazoubira" = Cervus gouazoubira
Mazama americana Erxleben 1777 red brocket
"Mazama gouazoubira" = Cervus gouazoubira Fischer 1814 deer
 Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae
Tayassu pecari, "Tayassu tajacu" = Pecari tajacu
Tayassu pecari Link 1795 white-lipped peccary
"Tayassu tajacu" = Pecari tajacu Linnaeus 1758 collared peccary
 Primates - Atelidae
Lagothrix lagotricha Humboldt 1812 brown woolly monkey
Alouatta seniculus Linnaeus 1766 Venezuelan red howler
Ateles paniscus Linnaeus 1758 red-faced spider monkey
 Primates -
Aotus trivirgatus Humboldt 1811 three-striped night monkey
 Primates - Pitheciidae
"Callicebus moloch" = Plecturocebus moloch
"Callicebus moloch" = Plecturocebus moloch Hoffmannsegg 1807 monkey
 Primates - Cebidae
"Cebus apella" = Sapajus apella Linnaeus 1758 tufted capuchin
Cebus albifrons Humboldt 1811 white-fronted capuchin
Saimiri sciureus Linnaeus 1758 common squirrel monkey
Callimico goeldii Thomas 1904 Goeldi's marmoset
Cebuella pygmaea Spix 1823 pygmy marmoset
Saguinus imperator Goeldi 1907 monkey
"Saguinus fuscicollis" = Leontocebus fuscicollis Spix 1823 brown-mantled tamarin
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
 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 - Dinomyidae
 Rodentia -
 Rodentia - Echimyidae
Mesomys hispidus spiny tree rat
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Rhipidomys couesi climbing mouse
Nectomys squamipes Brants 1827 Neotropical water rat
Oryzomys capito rice rat
Oligoryzomys microtis pygmy rice rat
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Sylvilagus brasiliensis Linnaeus 1758 tapeti