ASK-VP-3 (Miocene of Ethiopia)

Where: Ethiopia (10.3° N, 40.3° E: paleocoordinates 9.9° N, 39.7° E)

When: Asa Koma Member (Adu Asa Formation), Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Louchart, Y. Haile-Selassie, P. Vignaud, A. Likius, and M. Brunet. 2008. Fossil birds from the Late Miocene of Chad and Ethiopia and zooge- ographical implications. Oryctos 7:147-167 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 192301: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.03.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae
cf. Ardeidae indet. Leach 1820 heron
size of Egretta garzetta
 Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax cf. carbo Linnaeus 1758 great cormorant
 Suliformes - Anhingidae
Anhinga cf. melanogaster Pennant 1769 oriental darter