Oban (Holocene of the United Kingdom)

Where: Scotland, United Kingdom (56.4° N, 5.5° W: paleocoordinates 56.4° N, 5.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• Mesolithic

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: anthropogenic

Primary reference: A. C. Kitchener, C. Bonsall, and L. Bartosiewicz. 2004. Missing mammals from mesolithic middens: A comparison of the fossil and archaeological records from Scotland. Mesolithic Scotland and its Neighbours 73-82 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 191169: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 12.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Arvicola terrestris Linnaeus 1758 European water vole
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus timidus Linnaeus 1758 mountain hare
 Carnivora - Phocidae
Phoca vitulina Linnaeus 1758 harbor seal
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Lutra lutra Linnaeus 1758 European otter
Mustela nivalis Linnaeus 1766 least weasel
Meles meles Linnaeus 1758 European badger
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes vulpes Linnaeus 1758 red fox
Canis familiaris Linnaeus 1758 dog
 Carnivora - Felidae
Lynx lynx Linnaeus 1758 Eurasian lynx
 Ungulata - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Ungulata - Cervidae
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus 1758 red deer
Capreolus capreolus Linnaeus 1758 European roe deer