Buldir Island Midden, Pit 1 (Holocene of the United States)

Also known as KIS-008

Where: Alaska (52.4° N, 175.9° E: paleocoordinates 52.4° N, 175.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: anthropogenic

Primary reference: C. Lefevre, D. G. Corbett, D. West and D. Siegel-Causey. 1997. A zooarchaeological study at Buldir Island, Western Aleutians, Alaska. Arctic Anthropology 34(2):118-131 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 177178: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.03.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
 Charadriiformes - Laridae
Rissa brevirostris Bruch 1853 red-legged kittiwake
Larus sp. Linnaeus 1758 gull
Larus hyperboreus Gunnerus 1767 glaucous gull
Larus glaucescens Naumann 1840 glaucous-winged gull
 Charadriiformes - Panalcidae
Synthliboramphus antiquus Gmelin 1789 ancient murrelet
Ptychoramphus aleuticus Pallas 1811 Cassin's auklet
Aethia pusilla Pallas 1811 least auklet
Aethia cristatella Pallas 1769 crested auklet
Aethia pygmaea Gmelin 1789 whiskered auklet
"Cyclorrhynchus psittacula" = Aethia psittacula Pallas 1769 parakeet auklet
Cepphus columba Pallas 1811 pigeon guillemot
Cerorhinca monocerata Pallas 1811 rhinoceros auklet
Uria sp. Brisson 1760 auk
Uria aalge Pontoppidan 1763 common murre
Fratercula cirrhata Pallas 1769 tufted puffin
Fratercula corniculata Naumann 1821 horned puffin
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Branta canadensis Linnaeus 1758 Canada goose
 Procellariiformes - Hydrobatidae
Oceanodroma leucorhoa Vieillot 1818 Leach's storm-petrel
 Procellariiformes - Diomedeidae
"Diomedea albatrus" = Phoebastria albatrus
"Diomedea albatrus" = Phoebastria albatrus Pallas 1769 short-tailed albatross
 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Fulmarus glacialis Linnaeus 1761 northern fulmar
 Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax sp. Brisson 1760 cormorant
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Otariidae
Eumetopias jubata Schreber 1776 Steller sea lion