DKI-Level 2 (Pleistocene of Tanzania)

Also known as ETE Locality 1435, Douglas Korongo, Arch loc.22, Geol loc.13, DKI-Level 2,

Where: Tanzania (3.0° S, 35.4° E: paleocoordinates 3.1° S, 35.2° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Olduvai Formation, Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: max=1.976+/-0.015(Tuff IA)min=1.859+/-0.007(Tuff IB) radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: lake_margin ETE event: ., ETE env comment: "lg salne,alkaln lk"
• ETE rock type adj: clayey, ETE lithology comments: buff colored

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 478, ; ETE museum list: BMNH: British Museum (Natural History), KNM, TDA: Tennessee Division of Archaeology

Primary reference: P. Shipman. 1986. Paleoecology of Fort Ternan Reconsidered. Journal of Human Evolution 15(3):193-204 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22595: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 28.06.2000

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Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Cichliformes - Cichlidae
Cichlidae indet. Heckel 1840 cichlid
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Cichlidae
 Siluriformes - Clariidae
Clarias sp. Scopoli 1777 catfish
Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ranidae
Ranidae indet. Rafinesque 1814 frog
ETE occurrence; species: Ranidae
Aves
 Struthioniformes - Struthionidae
Struthio sp. Linnaeus 1758 ostrich
Reptilia
 Squamata - Boidae
Boidae indet. Gray 1825 boa
ETE occurrence; species: Boidae
 Squamata - Elapidae
Elapidae indet. BoiƩ 1827 snake
ETE occurrence; species: Elapidae
Mammalia
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Papio sp. Erxleben 1777 baboon
 Primates - Galagidae
Galago sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1796 galago
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
Hystrix sp. Linnaeus 1758 porcupine
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Carnivora - Felidae
Felidae indet. Gray 1821 cat
ETE occurrence; species: Felidae
Felidae indet. Gray 1821 cat
ETE occurrence; species: Machairodontinae
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki
"Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki Dietrich 1915 elephant
 Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae
Deinotherium cf. bozasi Arambourg 1934 deinothere
 Ungulata - Suidae
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Sivatherium maurusium Pomel 1893 giraffe
Giraffa sp. Brisson 1762 giraffe