Swartlintjies 2 (Miocene of South Africa)

Where: Namaqualand, South Africa (30.3° S, 17.3° E: paleocoordinates 30.6° S, 16.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• JA: originally entered as marine by Uhen (apparently by mistake)

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Pickford and B. Senut. 1997. Cainozoic mammals from coastal Namaqualand, South Africa. Paleontologia Africana 34:199-217 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 51189: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Struthioniformes - Struthionidae
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion cf. sitifense Pomel 1897 hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Phocidae
Phocidae indet. Gray 1821 seal
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus kenyensis MacInnes 1942 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Loxodonta sp. Cuvier 1825 elephant
Lukeino-stage
 Ungulata - Suidae
Nyanzachoerus kanamensis Leakey 1958 pig
subspecies australis
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Simatherium demissum Gentry 1980 antelope
 Cetacea -
Cetacea indet. Brisson 1762 whale