Shaqdud S1-A (Holocene of Sudan)

Also known as ETE Locality 721, Shaqdud S1-A,

Where: Sudan (16.3° N, 33.8° E: paleocoordinates 16.2° N, 33.8° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Nubia Formation, Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: 424046 +- 101; 3615 +- 88; dates on charcoal radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: cave; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: karst, ETE sed env 2: cave ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: sediment, ash and sand

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 483, 482, 478, 477, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: A. E. Marks and A. Mohammed-Ali. 1991. The Late Prehistory of the Eastern Sahel. Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas, TX [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 21902: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 06.05.1997, edited by John Damuth

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - species name "large bivalves" split into genus and species names
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullariidae
Pila indet. Röding 1798 apple snail
ETE occurrence; species: mak - replaced genus name sp. with family name
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Testudinidae
Geochelone sulcata Miller 1779 African spurred tortoise
Aves
  -
Aves indet. Linnaeus 1758 bird
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Aves
 Passeriformes - Corvidae
Corvus sp. Linnaeus 1758 crow
 Galliformes - Numididae
Numida meleagris Linnaeus 1758 helmeted guineafowl
 Struthioniformes - Struthionidae
Struthio camelus Linnaeus 1758 common ostrich
Reptilia
 Squamata - Varanidae
Varanus exanthematicus Bosc 1792 savannah monitor
Mammalia
  -
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Rodentia-small
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Rodentia-medium
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Carnivora-small
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
Hystrix cristata Linnaeus 1758 crested porcupine
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus sp. Linnaeus 1758 hare
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus asinus Linnaeus 1758 donkey
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis sp. Linnaeus 1758 canine
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felis silvestris Schreber 1777 wildcat
 Carnivora - Viverridae
Viverridae indet. Gray 1821 civet
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Viverridae-medium
Genetta sp. Cuvier 1816 civet
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Hyaena hyaena Linnaeus 1758 striped hyaena
 Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus afer Pallas 1766 aardvark
 Ungulata - Suidae
Phacochoerus aethiopicus Pallas 1766 desert warthog
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Giraffa camelopardalis Linnaeus 1758 giraffe
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Antilopinae-small
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Antilopinae-large
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Antilopinae-medium
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Bovidae-large
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Bovidae-small
Bos primigenius Bojanus 1827 ox
"Gazella rufifrons" = Eudorcas rufifrons Gray 1846 red-fronted gazelle
Ovis ammon Linnaeus 1758 argali