Tabarin - BPRP K077 (Pliocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 1102, Baringo, UTM 36N ZR 186844, Tabarin, BPRP K077, Tabarin - BPRP K077,

Where: Kenya (0.7° N, 35.8° E: paleocoordinates 0.5° N, 35.4° E)

When: Chemeron Formation, Zanclean (5.3 - 3.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: composite, ETE age comment: Max age=4.96+/-.03 or 5.25+/-.04;Fauna sugg min age 4.15 Ma radiometric intage_max,

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: lake_margin ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: "tuff, sands, silts"

Collection methods: ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 921, ; ETE museum list: KNM

Primary reference: A. Hill. 1985. Early hominid from Baringo,Kenya. Nature (London) 315(6016):222-224 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22278: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 05.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
ETE occurrence; species: Bivalvia
 Siluriformes - Clariidae
Clarias sp. Scopoli 1777 catfish
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
ETE occurrence; species: Trionychidae
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
Pelomedusidae indet. Cope 1868 sideneck turtle
ETE occurrence; species: Pelomedusidae
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
ETE occurrence; species: Crocodilia
 Primates - Hominidae
"Australopithecus cf. afarensis" = Praeanthropus africanus
"Australopithecus cf. afarensis" = Praeanthropus africanus Weinert 1950 ape
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: or Homo antiquus
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
Hystrix sp. Linnaeus 1758 porcupine
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
ETE occurrence; species: Rhinocerotidae
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion sp. de Christol 1832 hipparionine horse
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus kenyensis MacInnes 1942 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Primelephas gomphotheroides" = Primelephas korotorensis
"Primelephas gomphotheroides" = Primelephas korotorensis Coppens 1965 elephant
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
Deinotherium bozasi Arambourg 1934 deinothere
 Ungulata - Suidae
Nyanzachoerus jaegeri Coppens 1971 pig
 Ungulata - Hippopotamidae
Hippopotamidae indet. Gray 1821 hippopotamus
ETE occurrence; species: Hippopotamidae
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE occurrence; species: Bovidae