K055 Area A (Miocene of Kenya)

Also known as ETE Locality 1135, K055 Area A, BPRP K055, K055, loc 2/114, Baringo, K055 Area A,

Where: Kenya (0.9° N, 35.8° E: paleocoordinates 0.1° N, 34.3° E)

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Max age = 12.71 +/- .38 Ma; Min age = 12.37 +/- .1 Ma radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min


• ETE sed env 1: volcanic, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: airfall, ETE env comment: subaerial deposition
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: white tuff

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 955, 954, ; ETE museum list: KNM

Primary reference: L. L. Jacobs, W. Anyonge, and J. Barry. 1987. A giant tenrecid from the Miocene of Kenya. Journal of Mammalogy 68(1):10-16 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22311: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 05.08.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Biognoniaceae indet.
ETE occurrence; species: Bignoniaceae
 Santalales - Olacaceae
Olacaceae indet. Martinov 1818
ETE occurrence; species: Olacaceae
 Icacinales - Icacinaceae
Icacinaceae indet. Miers 1851 white pear
ETE occurrence; species: Icacinaceae
 Gentianales - Rubiaceae
Rubiaceae indet. Jussieu 1789 coffee
ETE occurrence; species: Rubiaceae
 Gentianales - Apocynaceae
Apocynaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 dogbane
ETE occurrence; species: Apocynaceae
 Ranunculales - Menispermaceae
Menispermaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789
ETE occurrence; species: Menispermaceae
 Commelinales - Commelinaceae
Commelinaceae indet. de Mirbel 1804 dayflower
ETE occurrence; species: Commelinaceae
 Poales - Poaceae
"Gramineae indet." = Poaceae
"Gramineae indet." = Poaceae Barnhart 1895 true grass
ETE occurrence; species: Gramineae
 Dioscoreales - Dioscoreaceae
Dioscoreaceae indet. Brown 1810
ETE occurrence; species: Dioscoreaceae
 Sapindales - Sapindaceae
Sapindaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 soapberry
ETE occurrence; species: Sapindaceae
 Sapindales - Rutaceae
Rutaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 citrus
ETE occurrence; species: Rutaceae
 Malvales - Tiliaceae
Tiliaceae indet. de Jussieu
ETE occurrence; species: Tiliaceae
 Malvales - Sterculiaceae
Sterculiaceae indet. Ventenat 1807
ETE occurrence; species: Sterculiaceae
 Celastrales - Celastraceae
Celastraceae indet. Brown 1814 bittersweet
ETE occurrence; species: Celastraceae
 Malpighiales - Violaceae
Violaceae indet. Batsch 1802
ETE occurrence; species: Violaceae
 Rosales - Rhamnaceae
Rhamnaceae indet. Jussieu 1789 buckthorn
ETE occurrence; species: Rhamnaceae