Olorgesailie - Tr. Tr. M10 (Pleistocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 656, Land Surface 10, Olorgesailie - Tr. Tr. M10, Tr. Tr. 110-160,

Where: Kenya (1.6° S, 36.4° E: paleocoordinates 1.6° S, 36.4° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: 10 Member (Olorgesailie Formation), Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: 0 radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: channel ETE event: ., ETE env comment: large stream channel
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: volcanic sands + gravels

Collection methods: quarrying

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 482, 481, 478, 477, ; ETE museum list: KNM

Primary reference: C. P. Koch. 1986. The Vertebrate Taphonomy and Paleoecology of the Olorgesailie Formation (Middle Pleistocene, Kenya). University of Toronto (dissertation) [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 21838: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 13.03.1996, edited by John Damuth

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Cichliformes - Cichlidae
Cichlidae indet. Heckel 1840 cichlid
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Cichlidae
 Siluriformes - Clariidae
Clarias sp. Scopoli 1777 catfish
Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudinidae indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Testudinidae
Mammalia
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Theropithecus sp. Geoffroy 1843 gelada
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Ceratotherium sp. Gray 1868 white rhino
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equidae indet. Gray 1821 horse
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Equidae
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Crocuta crocuta Erxleben 1777 spotted hyaena
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Elephas sp., "Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki
Elephas sp. Linnaeus 1758 elephant
"Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki Dietrich 1915 elephant
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Suidae indet. Gray 1821 pig
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Suidae
Mesochoerus sp. Shaw and Cooke 1941 pig
Metridiochoerus sp. Hopwood 1926 pig
 Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae
Hippopotamus gorgops Dietrich 1928 hippo
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Bovidae
Tragelaphus sp. de Blainville 1816 antelope
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle
Alcelaphini indet. Brookes 1876 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Alcelaphini
Connochaetes sp. Lichtenstein 1812 wildebeest
Reduncini indet. Knottnerus-Meyer 1907 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Reduncini
Redunca sp. Smith 1827 reedbuck