Tabun Cave Level F (Pleistocene of Israel)

Where: Israel (32.7° N, 35.1° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 35.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution


Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: D. A. E. Garrod and D. M. A. Bate. 1937. The Stone Age of Mount Carmel, Vol. 1. Oxford University Press [W. Clyde/W. Clyde/W. Clyde]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 39251: authorized by Will Clyde, entered by Will Clyde on 24.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Muridae
Gerbillinae sp. Gray 1825 gerbil
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Microtus sp. Schrank 1798 vole
Cricetinae spp. Fischer von Waldheim 1817 mouse
 Rodentia - Spalacidae
Spalax sp. G├╝ldenstadt 1770 blind mole
 Rodentia - Gliridae
"Philistomys roachi" = Myomimus
"Philistomys roachi" = Myomimus dormouse
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
 Tribosphenida - Soricidae
Crocidura samaritana white-toothed shrew
listed in text as C. xanthippe but changed in errata
 Chiroptera - Megadermatidae
Megaderma watwat false vampire
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle
 Artiodactyla - Cervidae
? Dama mesopotamica Brooke 1875 Persian fallow deer