NK 32-Warwire fm (Pliocene of Uganda)

Also known as ETE Locality 1076, Nkondo 32, Kaiso, NK 32-Warwire fm,

Where: Uganda (1.5° N, 31.0° E: paleocoordinates 1.3° N, 30.6° E)

When: Warwire Formation (Albertine Group), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: Warwire tuff near base of fm correlates with the Lomogol Tuff (~3.6 Ma).

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: "L. Obweruka, Warwire substage"
• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: .

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 933, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: P. Tassy. 1994. Fossil proboscideans,Mammalia, from the Western Rift,Uganda. In:Geol. and palaeo. of the Albertine rift valley II:217-257 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22252: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 30.06.1999

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Stegodon kaisensis Hopwood 1939 elephant
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Giraffidae indet. Gray 1821 giraffe
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Giraffidae