Niah Great Cave (Pleistocene to of Malaysia)

Where: Malaysia (3.9° N, 113.7° E: paleocoordinates 3.9° N, 113.7° E)

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

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. A. Hooijer. 1962. Prehistoric bone: The gibbons and monkeys of Niah Great Cave. The Sarawak Museum Journal 10:428-449 [M. Uhen/M. Shalap/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 192522: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 11.04.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Primates - Hylobatidae
Hylobates moloch Audebert 1797 silvery Javan gibbon
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Trachypithecus cristatus Raffles 1821 silvery lutung
Presbytis sp. Eschscholtz 1821 monkey
Macaca fascicularis Raffles 1822 crab eating macaque
Macaca nemestrina Linnaeus 1766 southern pig-tailed macaque