Ishango - LTC (Pleistocene to of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 908, Ishango - LTC,

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

When: Albertine Group, Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: Latest Pleistocene age based on fauna and stratigraphic position radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: fluvial

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: fine gravels and sands

Collection methods: ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 478, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: N. T. Boaz. 1990. Evolution of environments and Hominidae in the African Western Rift Valley. Virginia Museum of Natural History Memior 1(i-xii):1-356 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22087: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 01.03.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Primates - Hominidae
Homo sapiens Linnaeus 1758 human
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: sapiens
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Syncerus sp. Hodgson 1847 African buffalo
Tragelaphus sp. de Blainville 1816 antelope
Alcelaphini indet. Brookes 1876 antelope
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Alcelaphini
"cf. Damaliscus niro" = Hippotragus niro Hopwood 1936 antelope
Kobus sp. Smith 1840 antelope