Cueva del Túnel, La Salud (Pleistocene to of Cuba)

Where: Mayabeque, Cuba (22.9° N, 82.4° W: paleocoordinates 22.9° N, 82.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene to Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Arredondo. 1972. Nueva especie de ave fósil (Strigiformes: Tytonidae) del Pleistoceno superior de Cuba. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales 29:415-431 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 153777: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 14.01.2014, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo (Geochelone) cubensis" = Chelonoidis cubensis
"Testudo (Geochelone) cubensis" = Chelonoidis cubensis Leidy 1868 turtle
Aves
 Strigiformes - Strigidae
Ornimegalonyx oteroi Arredondo 1958 Cuban giant owl
 Strigiformes - Tytonidae
Tyto noeli n. sp.
Tyto noeli n. sp. Arredondo 1972 Noel's giant barn owl
 Accipitriformes - Accipitridae
Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
"Crocodylus antillensis" = Crocodylus rhombifer
"Crocodylus antillensis" = Crocodylus rhombifer Cuvier 1807 Cuban crocodile
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Capromys sp. Desmarest 1822 mouse
 Rodentia - Echimyidae
Boromys torrei spiny rat
 Tribosphenida - Nesophontidae
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
Cubacyon transversidens n. gen. n. sp. Arredondo and Varona 1974 canid
 Xenarthra - Megalonychidae
Microcnus gliriformis Matthew 1931 edentate
Miocnus antillensis Matthew 1931 edentate
Acratocnus sp. Anthony 1916 edentate