Tarung-tung cave (Pleistocene of Philippines)

Where: Philippines (9.2° N, 118.2° E: paleocoordinates 9.2° N, 118.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: cave; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: anthropogenic

Primary reference: K. R. Reis and A. M. Garong. 2001. Late Quaternary terrestrial vertebrates from Palawan Islad, Philippines. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 171:409-421 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 194835: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 30.06.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Salientia -
Anura indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1813 frog
 Salientia - Ranidae
Rana sp. Linnaeus 1758 frog
 Salientia - Bufonidae
Bufo sp. Laurenti 1768 toad
 Salientia - Microhylidae
Microhylidae indet. Günther 1858 frog
 Ornithurae -
Passeriformes indet. Linnaeus 1758 perching bird
 Passeriformes - Sylviidae
Sylviidae indet. Vigors 1825 perching bird
 Passeriformes - Dicaeidae
"Dicaeum cf. aeruginosum" = Dicaeum agile aeruginosum
"Dicaeum cf. aeruginosum" = Dicaeum agile aeruginosum Bourns and Worcester 1894 striped flowerpecker
 Passeriformes - Turdidae
Zoothera dauma Latham 1790 scaly thrush
 Passeriformes - Motacillidae
Motacilla sp. Linnaeus 1758 wagtail
 Passeriformes - Zosteropidae
Zosterops cf. montanus Bonaparte 1850 mountain white-eye
 Passeriformes - Monarchidae
Hypothymis azurea Boddaert 1783 black-naped monarch
 Caprimulgiformes - Apodidae
Collocalia sp. Gray 1840 swift
Collocalia cf. esculenta Linnaeus 1758 glossy swiftlet
 Squamata - Varanidae
Varanus cf. salvator Laurenti 1768 Common water monitor
 Squamata - Agamidae
 Squamata -
 Squamata - Elapidae
Elapidae indet. Boié 1827 snake
Naja cf. naja Linneaus 1758 Indian cobra
 Squamata - Gekkonidae
Gekkonidae indet. Gray 1825 gecko
 Squamata -
 Squamata - Scincidae
Scincidae indet. Gray 1825 skink
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Macaca fascicularis Raffles 1822 crab eating macaque
 Glires -
Rodentia indet. Savage 1951 rodent
 Rodentia - Muridae
Muridae indet. Illiger 1811 mouse
Rattus sp. Fischer 1803 rat
Rattus cf. norvegicus Berkenhout 1769 brown rat
Chiropodomys calamianensis pencil-tailed tree mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Sciuridae indet. Gray 1821 squirrel
Sundasciurus sp. Moore 1958 Sunda squirrel
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
Hystrix pumila porcupine
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Crocidura palawanensis white-toothed shrew
 Chiroptera -
Chiroptera indet. Blumenbach 1779 bat
 Chiroptera - Pteropodidae
Pteropodidae indet. Gray 1821 fruit bat
 Chiroptera - Megadermatidae
Megaderma spasma Linnaeus 1758 lesser false vampire bat
 Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae
Vespertilionidae indet. Gray 1821 vesper bat
 Chiroptera - Hipposideridae
Hipposideros diadema roundleaf bat
 Chiroptera - Rhinolophidae
Rhinolophidae indet. Gray 1825 horseshoe bat
Rhinolophus sp. Lacépède 1799 horseshoe bat
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
"Amblonyx cinereus" = Aonyx cinerea
"Amblonyx cinereus" = Aonyx cinerea Illiger 1815 Oriental small-clawed otter
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Sus barbatus Müller 1838 bearded pig