Loiyangalani-Site HcJd1-D (Pleistocene of Tanzania)

Also known as ETE Locality 1383, Loiyangalani-Site HcJd1-D,

Where: Serengeti Park, Tanzania (2.3° S, 34.8° E: paleocoordinates 2.4° S, 34.7° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: MSA&LSA stone assem

Environment/lithology: siltstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: channel ETE event: ., ETE env comment: Lo ener dep
• ETE rock type adj: clayey, ETE lithology comments: brown to gray

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 975, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: J. Bower. 1979. Excavations at the Loiyangalani Site,Serengeti National Park,Tanzania. Nat.Geog.SocietyRes.Proj. 1979:41-56 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22548: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 13.04.2000

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Siluriformes - Clariidae
Clariidae sp. Bonaparte 1846 airbreathing catfish
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Geochelone pardalis Bell 1828 Leopard tortoise
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
Pelusios sp. Wagler 1830 sideneck turtle
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Mammalia
 Rodentia - Thryonomyidae
Thryonomys sp. Fitzinger 1867 cane rat
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Giraffidae indet. Gray 1821 giraffe
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Madoqua sp. Ogilby 1837 dikdik
"Gazella granti" = Nanger granti Brooke 1872 Grant's gazelle
Alcelaphus buselaphus Pallas 1766 hartebeest
"Connochaetes taurinus" = Connochaetes taurina Burchell 1823 blue wildebeest
Aepyceros melampus Lichtenstein 1812 impala