Sare Batue (Pliocene of Indonesia)

Also known as FVL3/4

Where: Sulawesi, Indonesia (4.4° S, 120.0° E: paleocoordinates 4.3° S, 121.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Walanae Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone and siltstone

Primary reference: G. D. van den Bergh. 1999. The Late Neogene elephantoid-bearing faunas of Indonesia and their palaeozoogeographic implications. A study of the terrestrial faunal succession of Sulawesi, Flores and Java, including evidence for early hominid dispersal east of Wallace's Line. Scripta Geologica 117:1-419 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 93548: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 22.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Geochelone atlas" = Megalochelys sivalensis
"Geochelone atlas" = Megalochelys sivalensis Falconer and Cautley 1837 turtle
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Stegodon sp., ""Elephas" celebensis" = Archidiskodon celebensis
Stegodon sp. Falconer 1857 elephant
""Elephas" celebensis" = Archidiskodon celebensis Hooijer 1949 mammoth
 Ungulata - Suidae
Celebochoerus sp. Hooijer 1848 pig