East Turkana - Area 204 - Lokochot/Tulu Bor (Pliocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 237, Area 204 - Tulu Bor,

Where: Kenya (3.8° N, 36.4° E: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 36.0° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Lokochot/Tulu Bor Member (Koobi Fora Formation), Piacenzian (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Toroto and Hasuma Tuffs (time interval does not quite extend to top of Tulu Bor Member) radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology:

• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: .

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 238, 237, 236, 235, 234, 233, ; ETE museum list: NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA

Primary reference: J. M. Harris. 1983. Koobi Fora Research Project The Fossil Ungulates: Proboscidea, Perissodactyla, Suidae. Clarendon Press, Oxford, United Kingdom 2 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/V. Egerton]more details

PaleoDB collection 21424: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 29.12.1992, edited by Victoria Egerton

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hipparion hasumense" = Eurygnathohippus hasumense2
"Hipparion hasumense" = Eurygnathohippus hasumense2 Eisenmann 1983 hipparionine horse
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
Deinotherium bozasi3 Arambourg 1934 deinothere
 Ungulata - Suidae
Nyanzachoerus kanamensis4, "Notochoerus euilus" = Hylochoerus euilus4
Nyanzachoerus kanamensis4 Leakey 1958 pig
"Notochoerus euilus" = Hylochoerus euilus4 Hopwood 1926 giant forest hog