East Turkana - Area 203 - Lokochot / Tulu Bor (Pliocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 350, Area 203 - Zone B,

Where: Kenya (3.8° N, 36.4° E: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 36.1° 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: Max = Lokochot Tuff (3.5+-.10ma), Min = Hasuma Tuff (2.85+-.08ma) radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: fluvial

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: 0

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 400, 399, 398, 397, 396, 395, 394, 393, 392, 391, ; ETE museum list: KNM

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 21535: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 17.05.1994, 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
 Ungulata - Suidae
"Notochoerus euilus" = Hylochoerus euilus3
"Notochoerus euilus" = Hylochoerus euilus3 Hopwood 1926 giant forest hog