Man Bac (Holocene of Vietnam)

Where: Vietnam (20.1° N, 106.0° E: paleocoordinates 20.1° N, 106.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• approximately 25 km from the coast

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: karst; claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate, anthropogenic

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: J. Sawada, N. K. Thuy, and N. A. Tuan. 2011. Faunal remains at Man Bac. Terra Australis 33:105-116 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 32904: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 18.07.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Primates - Hominidae
Homo sapiens Linnaeus 1758 human
 Rodentia - Muridae
Muridae indet. Illiger 1811 mouse
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinoceros sp. Linnaeus 1758 one-horned rhinoceros
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Aonyx cinerea Illiger 1815 Oriental small-clawed otter
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
 Carnivora - Viverridae
Viverra sp. Linnaeus 1758 civet
 Ungulata - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Cetacea -
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bos sp. Linnaeus 1758 ox
or Bubalus sp.
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus sp. Linnaeus 1758 deer
Muntiacus muntjak Rafinesque 1815 muntjak