Site 1, Utrok Island (Holocene of Marshall Islands)

Where: Marshall Islands (11.2° N, 169.8° E: paleocoordinates 11.2° N, 169.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: anthropogenic

Primary reference: M. I. Weisler. 2001. Life on the edge: prehistoric settlement and economy on Utrōk Atoll, northern Marshall Islands. Archaeology in Oceania 36:109-133 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: archaeological analysis

PaleoDB collection 194995: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 10.07.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Elasmobranchii -
Elasmobranchii indet. Bonaparte 1838 elasmobranch
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinidae indet. Jordan and Evermann 1896 requiem shark
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Anguilliformes indet. Greenwood et al. 1966 eel
 Anguilliformes - Muraenidae
 Beloniformes - Exocoetidae
 Beloniformes - Belonidae
 Carangiformes - Carangidae
Carangidae indet. Rafinesque 1815
 Pleuronectiformes - Bothidae
 Syngnathiformes - Mullidae
 Scombriformes - Scombridae
Scombridae indet. Rafinesque 1815
 Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae
Naso sp. Lacépède 1802
 Perciformes - Serranidae
Serranidae indet. Swainson 1839 perch-like fish
 Acanthomorphata - Lutjanidae
 Acanthomorphata - Siganidae
 Spariformes - Lethrinidae
 Labriformes - Labridae
Labridae indet. Cuvier 1816
cf. Coris sp. Lacepéde 1801
 Labriformes - Scaridae
 Tetraodontiformes - Ostraciidae
 Tetraodontiformes - Tetraodontidae
 Tetraodontiformes - Diodontidae
 Tetraodontiformes - Balistidae
 Holocentriformes - Holocentridae
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Chelonioidea indet. Baur 1893 sea turtle
Aves
 Charadriiformes - Laridae
Laridae indet. Vigors 1825 gull
 Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
"Heteroscelus incanus" = Tringa incana
"Heteroscelus incanus" = Tringa incana Gmelin 1789 wandering tattler
 Galliformes - Phasianidae
Gallus gallus Linnaeus 1758 chicken
 Procellariiformes - Procellariidae
Procellariidae indet. Vigors 1825 petrel
Puffinus sp. Brisson 1760 shearwater
 Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae
Egretta sacra Gmelin 1789 Pacific reef-heron
 Pelecaniformes - Phaethontidae
Phaethon sp. Linnaeus 1758 tropicbird
Phaethon rubricauda Boddaert 1783 red-tailed tropicbird
 Suliformes - Sulidae
Sula spp. Brisson 1760 booby
 Suliformes - Fregatidae
Fregata sp. Lacépède 1799 frigatebird
Mammalia
 Primates - Hominidae
Homo sapiens Linnaeus 1758 human
 Rodentia - Muridae
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis familiaris Linnaeus 1758 dog
 Ungulata - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar