FVL-16 & FVL-17 (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)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomeratic sandstone and conglomerate

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 93633: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 26.01.2010

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Stegodon sompoensis Hooijer 1964 elephant
 Ungulata - Suidae
Celebochoerus sp. Hooijer 1848 pig