Katanda 16 - Katanda Beds (Pleistocene to of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 919, Katanda 16 - Katanda Beds,

Where: Congo-Kinshasa (0.1° N, 29.6° E: paleocoordinates 0.1° N, 29.5° E)

When: Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: "Max= 173,810 +/- 800(on hippo teeth from Kt9),min = 6890 +/- 75 (or char from Katwe ash at Kabale 7)." radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: floodplain ETE event: ., ETE env comment: "alluvial, colluvial, and eolian"
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: "sand with silty components at base, sand with gravel, pebble-sized clasts, and alluvial components above."

Collection methods: quarrying

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 562, 561, 558, 557, 556, 555, 554, 553, 552, 551, 550, 549, 548, 547, 546, 545, 491, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: J. E. Yellen, A. S. Brooks, E. Cornelissen, M. Mehlman, and K. Stewart. 1995. A middle stone age worked bone industry from Katanda,Upper Semliki Valley,Zaire. Science-Washington DC 268(5210):553-556 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22098: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 01.03.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Indet. indet.
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Mormyriformes
Actinopteri
 Cichliformes - Cichlidae
Cichlidae indet. Heckel 1840 cichlid
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Cichlidae
 Perciformes - Latidae
Lates sp. Cuvier 1828 lates
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Barbus sp. Cuvier and Cloquet 1816 carp-like fish
 Siluriformes - Mochokidae
Synodontis sp. Cuvier 1816 upside down catfish
 Siluriformes - Clariidae
Clarias sp. Scopoli 1777 catfish
 Siluriformes - Bagridae
Bagrus sp. Bosc 1816 naked catfish
 Osteoglossiformes - Gymnarchidae
Gymnarchus sp. Cuvier 1829 aba knifefish
Cladistia
 Polypteriformes - Polypteridae
Polypterus sp. Lacépède 1803 bichir
Mammalia
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Aonyx sp. Lesson 1827 clawless otter
 Carnivora - Viverridae
Viverridae indet. Gray 1821 civet
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: med viverrid
 Ungulata - Hippopotamidae
Hippopotamus amphibius Linnaeus 1758 hippo
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Bovidae
cf. Alcelaphus buselaphus Pallas 1766 hartebeest
Osteichthyes
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Protopterus sp. Agassiz 1843 african lungfish