Nyakabingo fm. - general (Pliocene of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 1021, Kaiso, Nyakabingo fm. - general,

Where: Congo-Kinshasa (1.0° N, 30.5° E: paleocoordinates 0.8° N, 30.2° E)

When: Nyakabingo Formation (Albertine Group), Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: Nyakabingo is ~3 Ma old based on biostratigraphy

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: "clays,silts,sands,microconglom,layer of syndepos gypsum,ironstones"

Collection methods: ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 85, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: F. de Lapparent de Broin and S. Gmira. 1994. Fresh water chelonians from the western rift, Uganda. In: Geology and Palaeontology of the Albertine Rift Valley 2:157-186 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/P. Holroyd]more details

PaleoDB collection 22198: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 26.05.1999

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Taxonomic list

 Architaenioglossa - Ampullariidae
Pila mutungi n. sp.
Pila mutungi n. sp. apple snail
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - names shifted
 Perciformes - Latidae
Lates cf. niloticus Linnaeus 1758 Nile perch
 Siluriformes - Claroteidae
Chrysichthys macrotis catfish
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: sp. nov.
 Characiformes - Alestidae
Hydrocynus sp. Cuvier 1816
 Testudines - Pelomedusidae
Pelusios sinuatus Smith 1838 Serrated hinged terrapin
 Ungulata - Suidae
"Nyanzachoerus waylandi" = Sus waylandi, Potamochoerus cf. porcus
"Nyanzachoerus waylandi" = Sus waylandi Cooke and Coryndon 1970 pig
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: large form
Potamochoerus cf. porcus Linnaeus 1758 red river hog