Doukkala II (Pleistocene of Morocco)

Also known as ETE Locality 1313, Doukkala II,

Where: Morocco (34.4° N, 6.1° W: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 6.8° W)

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: "Belongs to Mid Pleis (Amirian) or Up Pleis (Teniftian) to Soltanian (20,000 BP)"

Environment/lithology: cave

• ETE sed env 1: trap, ETE sed env 2: cave ETE event: ., ETE env comment: .
• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: Karstic depress of thin rubefied dep distrib in 3 strat lev

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 933, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: P. Michel and L. Wengler. 1993. Le site paleontologique et archeologique de DoukkalaII:premier jalon en Afrique du Nord dun comportement humain assimilable a un charongnage controle et actif. C.R.Acad.Sci.Paris 317,serieII 557-562 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22489: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 10.04.2000, edited by John Damuth and Richard Potts

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ranidae
"Rana ridibunda" = Pelophylax ridibunda
"Rana ridibunda" = Pelophylax ridibunda Pallas 1771 frog
 Salientia - Bufonidae
 Salientia - Discoglossidae
Discoglossus cf. pictus Otth 1837 Painted frog
ETE occurrence; species: cf. pictus scovazzi
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo graeca Linnaeus 1758 common tortoise
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Mauremys leprosa Schweigger 1812 Mediterranean pond turtle
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Muridae
Mus spretus house mouse
Mus musculus Linnaeus 1758 house mouse
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
Hystrix sp. Linnaeus 1758 porcupine
Hystrix cristata Linnaeus 1758 crested porcupine
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Lepus capensis Linnaeus 1758 cape hare
Oryctolagus cuniculus Linnaeus 1758 European rabbit
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
"Dicerorhinus hemitoechus" = Stephanorhinus hemitoechus
"Dicerorhinus hemitoechus" = Stephanorhinus hemitoechus Falconer 1868 rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus sp. Linnaeus 1758 horse
Equus asinus Linnaeus 1758 donkey
 Carnivora - Canidae
Lycaon sp. Brookes 1827 canid
Canis aureus Linnaeus 1758 golden jackal
 Carnivora - Felidae
Panthera leo Linnaeus 1758 lion
Panthera pardus Linnaeus 1758 leopard
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Crocuta crocuta Erxleben 1777 spotted hyaena
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
 Ungulata - Suidae
Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758 wild boar
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Giraffidae indet. Gray 1821 giraffe
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bos primigenius Bojanus 1827 ox
Pelorovis antiquus Duvernoy 1851 antelope
Taurotragus oryx Pallas 1766 common eland
Alcelaphus buselaphus Pallas 1766 hartebeest
"Connochaetes taurinus" = Connochaetes taurina Burchell 1823 blue wildebeest
Oryx sp. de Blainville 1816 oryx
Hippotragus sp. Sundevall 1845 antelope
Capra sp. Linnaeus 1758 goat
Redunca sp. Smith 1827 reedbuck
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle
ETE occurrence; species: A
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle
ETE occurrence; species: B
Gazella dorcas Linnaeus 1758 Dorcas gazelle
Gazella atlantica Bourguignat 1870 gazelle
Gazella dracula Geraads 1981 gazelle
Gazella cuvieri Ogilby 1841 Cuvier's gazelle