FVL-11 (Pliocene of Indonesia)

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

• coordinate estimated from map

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

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomeratic sandstone

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 93623: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.01.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Geochelone sp. Fitzinger 1835 turtle
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Stegodon sompoensis Hooijer 1964 elephant
""Elephas" celebensis" = Archidiskodon celebensis Hooijer 1949 mammoth
 Ungulata - Suidae