Nairn's Nook (Pleistocene to of Bahamas)

Where: San Salvador, Bahamas (24.1° N, 74.5° W: paleocoordinates 24.1° N, 74.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• The bones recovered included those of domestic mammals, indicating deposition within the past few hundred years, and the other bones recovered are probably not of much, if any, greater age.

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: bone collector

Reposited in the USNM

Collection methods: surface (in situ), sieve,

Primary reference: S. L. Olson, G. K. Pregill, and W. B. Hilgartner. 1990. Studies on Fossil and Extant Vertebrates from San Salvador (Watling's) Island, Bahamas. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 508:1-24 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190745: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 16.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Salientia - Hylidae
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
Athene cunicularia Molina 1782 burrowing owl
 Passeriformes - Mimidae
Margarops fuscatus Vieillot 1808 pearly-eyed thrasher
 Squamata - Iguanidae
Leiocephalus loxogrammus curly-tailed lizard
 Squamata - Polychrotidae
 Chiroptera - Natalidae
Natalus tumidifrons funnel-eared bat