Nylsrley Provincial Nature Res (Holocene of South Africa)

Also known as ETE Locality 511, Nylsrley Provincial Nature Res,

Where: N. Transraal, South Africa (24.6° S, 28.7° E: paleocoordinates 24.6° S, 28.7° E)

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

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


• ETE sed env 1: ., ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: soils: litholitic,sandy,calc. alluvial, bl.clay
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: sandstones part of the Waterberg System, sandy soils overlie sandstone

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 415, 414, 409, 123, 104, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: B. J. Huntley and B.H. Walker. 1982. Structure of Nylsrley Savanna. Ecology of Tropical Savannas, Huntley B.J.&B.H. Walker, eds., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1982 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 21693: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 11.10.1995, edited by John Damuth, Richard Potts and Hannah O'Regan

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Taxonomic list

 Chiroptera - Rhinolophidae
Rhinolophus clivosus Cretzschmar 1828 Geoffroy's horseshoe bat
 Chiroptera - Emballonuridae
Taphozous mauritianus sac-winged bat
 Chiroptera - Nycteridae
Nycteris thebaica Saint-Hilaire 1818 Egyptian slit-faced bat
 Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae
Pipistrellus kuhli pipistrelle bat
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Phacochoerus aethiopicus Pallas 1766 desert warthog
Potamochoerus porcus Linnaeus 1758 red river hog
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Tragelaphus strepsiceros Pallas 1766 greater kudu
Tragelaphus scriptus Pallas 1766 bushbuck
Redunca arundinum Boddaert 1785 southern reedbuck
Sylvicapra grimmia Linnaeus 1758 common duiker
Raphicerus campestris Thunberg 1811 steenbok
Aepyceros melampus Lichtenstein 1812 impala
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Parahyaena brunnea Thunberg 1820 brown hyaena
 Carnivora - Viverridae
Genetta genetta Linnaeus 1758 common genet
Genetta tigrina Schreber 1776 Cape genet
 Carnivora - Herpestidae
Ichneumia albicauda Cuvier 1829 white-tailed mongoose
Cynictis penicillata Cuvier 1829 yellow mongoose
Herpestes sanguineus Rüppell 1835 slender mongoose
Atilax paludinosus Cuvier 1829 marsh mongoose
Paracynictis selousi de Winton 1896 mongoose
Mungos mungo Gmelin 1788 banded mongoose
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felis libyca Forster 1780 African wildcat
Panthera pardus Linnaeus 1758 leopard
Panthera leo Linnaeus 1758 lion
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
"Aonyx capensis" = Lutra capensis Schinz 1821 African clawless otter
Ictonyx striatus Perry 1810 zorilla
Mellivora capensis Schreber 1776 honey badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
"Canis mesomelas" = Lupulella mesomelas, "Canis adustus" = Schaeffia adusta
"Canis mesomelas" = Lupulella mesomelas Schreber 1775 black-backed jackal
"Canis adustus" = Schaeffia adusta Sundevall 1847 side-striped jackal
 Theriamorpha - Soricidae
Crocidura hirta white-toothed shrew
Crocidura mariquensis white-toothed shrew
Crocidura bicolor white-toothed shrew
Myosorex varius white-toothed shrew
Suncus lixus white-toothed shrew
 Theriamorpha - Erinaceidae
 Primates - Galagidae
Galago senegalensis Geoffroy 1796 Senegal bushbaby
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Cercopithecus pygerythrus Cuvier 1821 vervet monkey
Papio ursinus Kerr 1792 baboon
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus capensis Linnaeus 1758 cape hare
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Graphiurus murinus Desmarest 1822 dormouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Paraxerus cepapi African Bush Squirrel
 Rodentia - Muridae
Praomys natalensis African soft-furred rat
Saccostomus campestris pouched mouse
Mus minutoides house mouse
Rattus rattus Linnaeus 1758 black rat
Steatomys pratensis Peters 1846 fat mouse
Lemniscomys griselda striped grass mouse
Tatera brantsi large naked-soled gerbil
Tatera leucogaster large naked-soled gerbil
Rhabdomys pumilio striped mouse
 Rodentia - Nesomyidae
Dendromus melanotis African climbing mice
Dendromus mystacalis African climbing mice
 Rodentia - Thryonomyidae
Thryonomys swinderianus Temminck 1827 greater cane rat
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
Hystrix africaeaustralis Peters 1852 Cape porcupine
 Rodentia - Bathyergidae
Cryptomys hottentotus Lesson 1826 common mole rat
 Theriamorpha - Chrysochloridae
Amblysomus hottentotus Smith 1829 African golden mole
 Macroscelidea - Macroscelididae
Elephantulus brachyrhynchus Smith 1834 Short-snouted elephant shrew
 Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus afer Pallas 1766 aardvark
Pedetes capensis
"Pedetes capensis" = Yerbua capensis
"Pedetes capensis" = Yerbua capensis Forster 1778 South African springhare