Stockyard Site (Holocene of Australia)

Where: Tasmania, Australia (40.5° S, 144.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.5° S, 144.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• Material found in an aboriginal midden

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: anthropogenic

Collection methods: ANWC, Australian National Wildlife Collection

Primary reference: G. F. van Tets and S. O'Connor. 1983. The Hunter Island Penguin, and extinct new genus and species form a Tasmanian midden. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston 81:1-13 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 138319: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Haliotoidea - Haliotidae
Haliotis ruber Leach 1814 abalone
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Subninella undulata Lightfoot 1786 snail
Aves
 Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae
"Tasidyptes hunteri n. gen. n. sp." = Eudyptes pachyrhynchus, "Eudyptula novaehollandiae" = Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae
"Tasidyptes hunteri n. gen. n. sp." = Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Gray 1845 Fiordland penguin
ANWC BS2668, 2669, 2670
"Eudyptula novaehollandiae" = Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae Shaw 1826 little penguin
ANWC BS2667 (Tasidyptes hunteri in van Tets & O'Connor)