Warwire fm-general (Pliocene of Uganda)

Also known as ETE Locality 1089, Kaiso, Warwire fm-general,

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; lithology not reported

• 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: .

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 937, 936, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: V. Eisenmann. 1994. Equidae of the Albertine rift valley,Uganda. In:Geol. and paleobiology of the Albertine rift valley, B.Senut(ed.) II:289-307 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 22265: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 30.06.1999, edited by Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullariidae
Lanistes hadotoi apple snail
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - name shift
Actinopteri
 Cichliformes - Cichlidae
Cichlidae indet. Heckel 1840 cichlid
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Tilapiini
 Perciformes - Latidae
Lates cf. niloticus Linnaeus 1758 Nile perch
 Siluriformes - Mochokidae
Synodontis sp. Cuvier 1816 upside down catfish
 Siluriformes - Clariidae
Clariidae indet. Bonaparte 1846 airbreathing catfish
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Clariidae
 Siluriformes - Bagridae
Auchenoglanis sp. G√ľnther 1865 naked catfish
 Siluriformes - Claroteidae
Chrysichthys macrotis catfish
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: sp. nov.
 Characiformes - Alestidae
Hydrocynus sp. Cuvier 1816
 Osteoglossiformes - Gymnarchidae
Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
"Crocodylus nkondoensis" = Mecistops nkondoensis
"Crocodylus nkondoensis" = Mecistops nkondoensis Pickford 1994 crocodile
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
"Hipparion turkanense" = Eurygnathohippus turkanense
"Hipparion turkanense" = Eurygnathohippus turkanense Hooijer and Maglio 1974 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Sivaonyx kamuhangirei Morales and Pickford 2005 mustelid carnivore
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Stegodon kaisensis Hopwood 1939 elephant
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Warwire stage
Loxodonta sp. Cuvier 1825 elephant
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Lukeino stage
 Ungulata - Suidae
Suidae indet. Gray 1821 pig
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Suidae
 Ungulata - Hippopotamidae
Hippopotamus kaisensis, "Hexaprotodon imagunculus" = Hexaprotodon imaguncula
Hippopotamus kaisensis Hopwood 1926 hippo
"Hexaprotodon imagunculus" = Hexaprotodon imaguncula Hopwood 1926 pygmy hippo
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Tragelaphus aff. nakuae antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - species name from unique name
Tragelaphus nkondoensis antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: sp. nov.
cf. Simatherium sp. Dietrich 1941 antelope
Simatherium aff. demissum Gentry 1980 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - species name from unique name
Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Protopterus sp. Agassiz 1843 african lungfish