Xiashan Cave, upper part, Luoding (Holocene of China)

Where: Guangdong, China (22.8° N, 111.6° E: paleocoordinates 22.8° N, 111.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: cave

• grayish dark uppermost cave-deposits

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D. Chen. 1988. Guangdong Luoding zhong gengxinshi buru dongwu huashi de faxian ji qi yiyi (The discovery of Pleistocene mammalian fossils in Luoding Guangdong and their significance). Jinian Mabaren huashi faxian sanshi zhounian wenji (Treatises in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the discovery of Maba Human Cranium 67-68 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 40229: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna K├╝mmell on 20.06.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Primates - Hominidae
Homo sapiens Linnaeus 1758 human
 Rodentia - Muridae
Rattus rattus Linnaeus 1758 black rat