Cave hyena

Description
Faunal remains from Kents Cavern. Pengelly number 3540a, Locality: Smerdon’s Passage, Series: 31, Parallel: 11, Level: 5, Yard: 1R, Deposit: Cave earth, 02/11/1870.
Accession Loan No.
31/2006/19
Collection Class
Fossils
Common Name
cave hyena
Simple Name
fossil: mammal
Full Name
HYAENIDAE: Crocuta crocuta spelaea (Goldfuss): cave hyena
Geology Period
Pleistocene 1.8 – 10,000
Family Group

Collection Town
Torquay
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
HYAENIDAE
Genus
Crocuta
Species
crocuta spelaea

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