BPRP K038 (Miocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 1111, BPRP #38, Baringo, BPRP K038,

Where: Kenya (0.9° N, 35.9° E: paleocoordinates 0.2° N, 34.4° E)

When: Ngorora Formation, Serravallian (13.8 - 11.6 Ma)

• ETE dating method: composite, ETE age comment: Max age = 12.71 +/- .38 Ma;Min age = 10-8 Ma radiometric intage_max,

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: fluv_lacustr, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: 0
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: lacustrine shales&tuffs

Collection methods: ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 930, 926, ; ETE museum list: KNM

Primary reference: A. Hill. 1995. Faunal and environmental change in the Neogene of East Africa;evidence from the Tugen Hills Sequence,Baringo District,Kenya. Paleoclimate evolution witphasis on human origins,E.Vrba,Yale University Press 178-193 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22287: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 05.08.1999

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Mammalia
 Primates - Victoriapithecidae
aff. Victoriapithecus sp. von Koenigswald 1969 monkey
ETE occurrence; species: aff. Victoriapithecus
 Primates - Hominidae
Hominidae indet. Gray 1825 ape
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Hominidae
 Primates - Proconsulidae
Proconsul sp. Hopwood 1933 ape
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Cricetidae indet. Fischer von Waldheim 1817 mouse
ETE occurrence; species: Cricetidae
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocerotidae indet. Gray 1821 rhinoceros
ETE occurrence; species: Rhinocerotidae
 Ferae -
Carnivora indet. Bowditch 1821 carnivoran
ETE occurrence; species: Carnivora
 Tubulidentata - Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus chemeldoi Pickford 1975 aardvark
 Proboscidea - Proboscidea
Proboscidea indet. proboscidean
ETE occurrence; species: Proboscidea
 Hyracoidea - Pliohyracidae
Parapliohyrax ngororaensis Pickford and Fisher 1987 hyrax
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Lopholistriodon kidogosana Pickford and Wilkinson 1975 pig
 Artiodactyla - Anthracotheriidae
Anthracotheriidae indet. Leidy 1869 anthracothere
ETE occurrence; species: Anthracotheriidae
 Artiodactyla - Tragulidae
Dorcatherium sp. Kaup 1839 chevrotain
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bovidae indet. Gray 1821 antelope
ETE occurrence; species: Bovidae
Pseudotragus gentryi Thomas 1981 antelope
Homoiodorcas tugenium Thomas 1981 antelope
Protragocerus sp. Deperet 1887 antelope