Alabama-Georgia Historic Sites Taxon Coding Sheet


A taxon coding sheet for historical zooarchaeological data from the southeastern United States developed by Dr. Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman.

The first column is the coded number value. The second column is the scientific name of the species followed by the common name in parentheses.

Cite this Record

Alabama-Georgia Historic Sites Taxon Coding Sheet. Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman, Nicole Mathwich, Andrew Webster. 2014 ( tDAR id: 454750) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8454750

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections

Ontology: Fauna Taxon Ontology - Eastern US

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Taxon

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
90 Shell (unknown shell) Mollusca
91 Unionidae (freshwater mussels) Unionidae
92 Crassostrea virginica (Eastern Oyster) Crassostrea virginica
100 Osteichthyes (Fishes) Osteichthyes
105 Acipenseridae (Sturgeon) Acipenseridae
110 Lepisosteus sp. (Gar) Lepisosteus
115 Amia calva (Bowfin) Amia calva
120 Catostomidae (Suckers) Catostomidae
125 Erimyzon sp. (Chubsucker) Erimyzon
130 Moxostoma sp. (Redhorse/Jumprock) Moxostoma
135 Moxostoma carinatum (River redhorse) Moxostoma carinatum
140 Ictaluridae (Freshwater catfishes) Ictaluridae
142 Ameiurus sp. (Bullhead catfish) Ameiurus
144 Ictalurus sp. (Freshwater catfish) Ictalurus
146 Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish) Ictalurus punctatus
150 Perciformes (Perciform fishes) Perciformes
155 Centrarchidae (Sunfishes) Centrarchidae
157 Lepomis sp. (Sunfish) Lepomis
160 Micropterus salmoides (Largemouth bass) Micropterus salmoides
165 Archosargus probatocephalus (Sheepshead) Archosargus probatocephalus
170 Aplodinotus grunniens (Freshwater drum) Aplodinotus grunniens
175 Mugil cephalus (Striped mullet) Mugil cephalus
176 Acipenser sp. Acipenseridae
177 Carcharhinus cf. limbatus (Black-tipped shark) Carcharhinidae
190 Isurus sp. (Mako Shark) Isurus
200 Anura (Frogs/toads) Anura
210 Bufo sp. (Toad) Bufonidae
220 Hylidae (Tree frogs and allies) Hylidae
230 Hyla sp. (Tree frog) Hyla
240 Scaphiopus holbrookii (Spadefoot toad) Scaphiopus holbrookii
250 Rana sp. (True frogs) Ranidae
260 Rana cf. catesbeiana (Possible bullfrog) Lithobates catesbeianus
270 Caudata (Salamanders) Caudata
280 Ambystomatidae (Mole salamanders) Ambystomatidae
300 Reptilia (Reptile) Reptilia
310 Testudines (Turtles) Testudines
320 Chelydridae (Snapping turtles) Chelydridae
322 Chelydra serpentina (Snapping turtle ) Chelydra serpentina
324 Macroclemys temminckii (Alligator snapping turtle) Macrochelys temminckii
326 Kinosternidae (Mud/musk turtles) Kinosternidae
328 Kinosternidae cf. Sternotherus sp. (Possible musk turtle) Sternotherus
330 Kinosternidae cf. Kinosternon sp. (Possible mud turtle) Kinosternon
332 Emydidae (Box and water turtles) Emydidae
334 Deirochelys reticularia (Chicken turtle) Deirochelys reticularia
336 Graptemys geographica (Map turtle) Graptemys geographica
337 Chrysemys picta (Painted Turtle) Chrysemys picta
338 Pseudemys concinna (River cooter) Pseudemys concinna
339 Pseudemys spp. (Red-bellied Turtles and Cooters) Pseudemys
340 Terrapene carolina (Box turtle) Terrapene carolina
342 Apalone sp. (Softshell turtle) Apalone
343 Apalone spinifera (Spiny softshell turtle) Apalone spinifera
350 Lacertilia (Lizards) Autarchoglossa
352 Anolis carolinensis (Green anole) Anolis carolinensis
360 Serpentes (Snakes) Serpentes
362 Colubridae (Non-venomous snakes) Colubridae
364 Colubridae cf. Nerodia sp. (Possible water snake) Nerodia
366 Viperidae (Venomous snakes) Viperidae
368 Viperidae cf. Agkistrodon sp. (Possible cottonmouth) Agkistrodon
400 Aves (unknown size) (unknown bird) Aves
401 Aves (small) (unknown small bird) Aves small
402 Aves (medium) (unknown medium bird) Aves medium
403 Aves (large) (unknown large bird) Aves large
410 Gavia immer (Common loon) Gavia immer
420 Ardeidae (Herons and allies) Ardeidae
422 Ardea herodias (Great blue heron) Ardea herodias
430 Anatidae (Ducks and geese) Anatidae
432 Branta canadensis (Canada goose) Branta canadensis
434 Olor columbianus (Tundra swan) Cygnus columbianus
440 Anatinae (Ducks ) Anatinae
442 Anas sp. (Marsh duck) Anas
444 Anas cf. platyrhynchos (Possible mallard duck) Anas platyrhynchos
450 Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed hawk) Buteo jamaicensis
460 Colinus virginiaus (Bobwhite quail) Colinus virginianus
470 Gallus gallus (Chicken) Gallus gallus
472 Meleagris gallopavo (Turkey) Meleagris gallopavo
480 Rallidae (Coots and gallinules) Rallidae
485 Columbidae (Pigeons and doves) Columbidae
490 Ectopistes migratorius (Passenger pigeon) Ectopistes migratorius
500 Picidae cf. Dryocopus pileatus (Possible pileated woodpecker) Dryocopus pileatus
510 Colaptes auratus (Common flicker) Colaptes auratus
520 Melanerpes sp. (Woodpecker) Melanerpes
530 Passeriformes (Perching birds) Passeriformes
540 Mimidae (Mockingbirds and thrashers) Mimidae
550 Turdidae (Thrushes) Turdidae
560 Turdus migratorius (American robin) Turdus migratorius
570 Emberizidae (Sparrows and allies) Emberizidae
580 Icteridae cf. Agelaius phoeniceus (Possible red-winged blackbird) Agelaius phoeniceus
590 Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern cardinal) Cardinalis cardinalis
600 Mammalia (unknown size) (unknown mammal) Mammalia
601 Mammalia (small) (unknown small mammal) Mammalia small
602 Mammalia (small/medium) (unknown small/medium mammal) Mammalia small to medium
603 Mammalia (medium) (unknown medium mammal) Mammalia medium
604 Mammalia (medium/large) (unknown medium/large mammal) Mammalia medium to large
605 Mammalia (large) (unknown large mammal) Mammalia large
606 Mammalia (small ungulate) (unknown small ungulate (e.g. deer sheep pig)) Artiodactyla
607 Mammalia (large ungulate) (unknown large ungulate (e.g. cow & horse)) Artiodactyla
610 Didelphis virginiana (Opossum) Didelphis virginiana
620 Soricidae (Shrews) Soricidae
622 Blarina brevicauda (Short-tailed shrew) Blarina brevicauda
624 Soricidae cf. Cryptotis parva (Probable least shrew) Cryptotis parva
626 Cryptotis parva (Least shrew) Cryptotis parva
630 Scalopus aquaticus (Eastern mole) Scalopus aquaticus
640 Vespertilionidae (Plainnose bat) Vespertilionidae
641 Eptesicus fuscus (Big brown bat) Eptesicus fuscus
642 Vespertilionidae cf. Lasiurus sp. (Possible Seminole or red bat) Lasiurus
650 Leporidae (Hare or Rabbit) Leporidae
652 Lepus sp. (Hare or Jackrabbit) Lepus
654 Sylvilagus sp. (Cottontail rabbit) Sylvilagus
656 Sylvilagus aquaticus (Swamp rabbit) Sylvilagus aquaticus
658 Sylvilagus cf. floridanus (Probable eastern cottontail) Sylvilagus floridanus
660 Rodentia (Rodents) Rodentia
670 Tamias striatus (Eastern chipmunk) Tamias striatus
680 Sciuridae (Squirrels) Sciuridae
682 Sciurus sp. (Squirrel) Sciurus
684 Sciurus carolinensis (Gray squirrel) Sciurus carolinensis
686 Sciurus sp. Cf. niger (Fox squirrel) Sciurus niger
690 Geomys pinetis (Southeastern pocket gopher) Geomys pinetis
700 Castor canadensis (Beaver) Castor canadensis
710 Cricetidae (New World rodents) Cricetidae
712 Oryzomys palustris (Rice rat) Oryzomys palustris
714 Sigmodon hispidus (Hispid cotton rat) Sigmodon hispidus
716 Peromyscus sp. (New World mouse) Peromyscus
718 Ochrotomys nuttalli (Golden mouse) Ochrotomys nuttalli
720 Neotoma floridana (Eastern woodrat) Neotoma Floridana
722 Arvicolinae (Microtine rodents) Arvicolinae
724 Microtus pinetorum (Pine vole) Microtus pinetorum
726 Ondatra zibethica (Muskrat) Ondatra zibethicus
728 Rattus sp. (Old World rat) Rattus
730 Rattus rattus (Black rat) Rattus rattus
732 Mus musculus (House mouse) Mus musculus
740 Carnivora (Carnivores) Carnivora
742 Canidae (Wolf dog coyote or fox) Canidae
744 Canis sp. (Wolf dog or coyote) Canis
746 Canis familiaris (Domestic dog) Canis lupus familiaris
748 Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Gray fox) Urocyon cinereoargenteus
750 cf. Ursus americanus (Probable black bear) Ursus americanus
752 Ursus americanus (Black bear) Ursus americanus
754 cf. Procyon lotor (Probable raccoon) Procyon lotor
756 Procyon lotor (Raccoon) Procyon lotor
758 cf. Mustelidae (Probable weasel or skunk) Mustelidae
760 Mustelidae (Weasel or skunk) Mustelidae
762 Mustela sp. (Weasel ) Mustela
764 Mustela frenata (Longtail weasel) Mustela frenata
766 Mephitinae (Skunks) Mephitidae
768 Mephitis mephitis (Striped skunk) Mephitis mephitis
770 Felis concolor (Mountain lion) Puma concolor
772 Felis rufus (Bobcat) Lynx rufus
800 Equus sp. (Horse/donkey) Equus
802 Artiodactyla (Even-toed ungulate) Artiodactyla
804 Sus scrofa (Pig) Sus scrofa
806 Odocoileus virginianus (Deer) Odocoileus virginianus
808 Bos sp. (Cow or bison) Bison or Bos
810 cf. Bos taurus (Probable cow) Bos taurus
812 Bos taurus (Cow ) Bos taurus
814 Caprinae (Sheep and goats) Ovis or Capra
900 Vertebrata (unidentifiable bone) Vertebrata
901 Mammalia/Aves (unknown mammal/bird) Mammalia or Aves
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
ALGAHistoricSitesTaxonCodes.csv 5.90kb Oct 6, 2019 1:45:26 PM Public