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Coygan Cave
Carmarthenshire

 

 

Cave deposits
Epoch: Late Pleistocene; Biozone: Pin Hole MAZ; MIS: 3
Site: 54; Horizon: 54

Cave earths, clays, and sands separated into three units by stalagmite layers.


Archaeology

Industry Database source
Late Middle Palaeolithic Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995

Fauna

Taxon Family Database source
Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus, 1758) Leporidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Crocuta crocuta (Erxleben, 1777) Hyaenidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Alopex lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758) Canidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) Canidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 Canidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Ursus arctos Linnaeus, 1758 Ursidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Mustela putorius Linnaeus, 1758 Mustelidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Homo sp. (archaeological evidence) Linnaeus, 1758 Hominidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Equus ferus Boddaert, 1785 Equidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Coelodonta antiquitatis (Blumenbach, 1799) Rhinocerotidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758 Suidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus, 1758 Cervidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758) Cervidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Megaloceros giganteus (Blumenbach, 1799) Cervidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Bovini indet. Gray, 1821 Bovidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Bos primigenius Bojanus, 1827 Bovidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Ovis sp. Linnaeus, 1758 Bovidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995
Mammuthus primigenius (Blumenbach, 1799) Elephantidae Aldhouse-Green et al., 1995

 

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