Cueva del Papayo (Pleistocene to of Dominican Republic)

Where: Pedernales, Dominican Republic (17.9° N, 71.5° W: paleocoordinates 17.9° N, 71.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: S. T. Turvey, J. Almonte, J. Hansford, R. P. Scofield, J. L. Brocca and S. D. Chapman. 2017. A new species of extinct Late Quaternary giant tortoise from Hispaniola. Zootaxa 4277(1):1-16 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186694: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 01.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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cf. Hyperplagodontia araeum
nomenclature of Trias et al. 1997 updated to reflect current Hispaniolan mammal taxonomy, following MacPhee et al. 2000 and Hansford et al. 2012
Isolobodon cf. montanus
nomenclature of Trias et al. 1997 updated to reflect current Hispaniolan mammal taxonomy, following MacPhee et al. 2000 and Hansford et al. 2012
Isolobodon portoricensis
nomenclature of Trias et al. 1997 updated to reflect current Hispaniolan mammal taxonomy, following MacPhee et al. 2000 and Hansford et al. 2012
cf. Neocnus comes
nomenclature of Trias et al. 1997 updated to reflect current Hispaniolan mammal taxonomy, following MacPhee et al. 2000 and Hansford et al. 2012
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Chelonoidis marcanoi n. sp. Turvey et al. 2017 turtle
NHMUK PV R 36954; NHMUK PV R 36955; MNHNSD FOS 23.1054-23.1064; UF 26095-26100
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Echimyidae
Brotomys voratus spiny rat
nomenclature of Trias et al. 1997 updated to reflect current Hispaniolan mammal taxonomy, following MacPhee et al. 2000 and Hansford et al. 2012
 Rodentia - Capromyidae
Plagiodontia aedium Cuvier 1836 hutia
nomenclature of Trias et al. 1997 updated to reflect current Hispaniolan mammal taxonomy, following MacPhee et al. 2000 and Hansford et al. 2012
 Tribosphenida -
Solenodon paradoxus Brandt 1833 solenodon
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Megalonychidae indet. Gervais 1855 edentate