Auwahi Cave (Holocene of the United States)

Where: Hawaii (20.6° N, 156.3° W: paleocoordinates 20.6° N, 156.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

• lava tube

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 176476: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 14.02.2016

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Porzana severnsi n. sp. Olson and James 1991 rail
Porzana keplerorum n. sp. Olson and James 1991 rail
 Ciconiiformes - Plataleidae
Apteribis sp. Olsen and Wetmore 1976 spoonbill
Apteribis brevis n. sp. Olson and James 1991 spoonbill
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Branta hylobadistes n. sp., Ptaiochen pau n. gen. n. sp.
Branta hylobadistes n. sp. Olson and James 1991 goose
Ptaiochen pau n. gen. n. sp. Olson and James 1991 waterfowl