East Turkana - Area 206 - Lokochot (Pliocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 243, Area 206 - Lokochot,

Where: Kenya (3.8° N, 36.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 36.0° E)

• basin-level geographic resolution

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

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Lokochot and Tulu Bor Tuffs radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluv_lacustr, ETE sed env 2: wet_floodplain ETE event: ., ETE env comment: .
• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: siltstones, mudstones

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 281, 280, 279, 278, 277, 276, 259, 258, 234, 151, ; 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 21430: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 31.12.1992, edited by Victoria Egerton

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Menelikia leakeyi2 Harris 1991 antelope