Lamto station (Holocene of Cote D'Ivoire)

Also known as ETE Locality 510, Lamto station,

Where: Cote D'Ivoire (6.2° N, 5.0° W: paleocoordinates 6.2° N, 5.3° W)

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Modern ecosystem radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min


• ETE sed env 1: ., ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: protected since 1962
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: Lamto soils vary substantially from pseudogley to ferruginous. Plateau soils 50% clay&silt. Downslope soils 80-90% sand.

Collection methods: ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 415, 414, 412, 409, 123, 104, 81, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: J. C. Menaut and J. Cesar. 1982. The Structure and Dynamics of a West African Savanna. In B. J. Huntley, B.H. Walker (eds.), Ecological Studies 42:80-100 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Uhen]more details

PaleoDB collection 21692: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 11.10.1995, edited by John Damuth

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Taxonomic list

 Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae
Choeropsis liberiensis Morton 1844 pygmy hippo
Hippopotamus amphibius Linnaeus 1758 hippo
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Phacochoerus aethiopicus Pallas 1766 desert warthog
Hylochoerus meinertzhageni Thomas 1904 giant forest hog
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Redunca redunca Hamilton Smith 1827 bohor reedbuck
Kobus kob Erxleben 1777 kob
Kobus defassa Rüppell 1835 Defassa waterbuck
Ourebia ourebi Zimmerman 1783 oribi
Alcelaphus buselaphus Pallas 1766 hartebeest
 Theriamorpha - Soricidae
Crocidura poensis white-toothed shrew
Crocidura lamottei white-toothed shrew
Crocidura pasha white-toothed shrew
Crocidura eburneae white-toothed shrew
Crocidura flavescens white-toothed shrew
Crocidura theresae white-toothed shrew
Crocidura jouvenetae white-toothed shrew
Crocidura douceti white-toothed shrew
Crocidura muricauda white-toothed shrew
Sylvisorex megalura white-toothed shrew
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
"Cercopithecus aethiops" = Chlorocebus aethiops Linnaeus 1758 vervet monkey
Erythrocebus patas Schreber 1775 patas monkey
Papio anubis Cuvier 1824 olive baboon
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Graphiurus murinus Desmarest 1822 dormouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Xerus erythropus African ground squirrel
 Rodentia - Muridae
Praomys tullbergi African soft-furred rat
Praomys ingoldbyi African soft-furred rat
Mus setulosus house mouse
Mus minutoides house mouse
Rattus rattus Linnaeus 1758 black rat
Lemniscomys striatus striped grass mouse
Tatera kempii large naked-soled gerbil
 Rodentia - Nesomyidae
Cricetomys gambianus giant pouched rat
 Rodentia - Thryonomyidae
Thryonomys swinderianus Temminck 1827 greater cane rat
 Rodentia - Hystricidae
Hystrix cristata Linnaeus 1758 crested porcupine
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
Loxodonta africana Blumenbach 1797 African bush elephant