Manonga - In1 - Ibole (Miocene of Tanzania)

Also known as ETE Locality 863, Inolelo 1, HhIw/8, Manonga - In1 - Ibole,

Where: Tanzania (3.9° S, 33.7° E: paleocoordinates 4.7° S, 32.2° E)

When: Ibole Member (Wembere-Manonga Formation), Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: "Max age = 5.5, min age = 5.0. Dating by biostratigraphic correlation."

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; claystone

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine_lg, ETE sed env 2: lake_margin ETE event: ., ETE env comment: "shallow lake, swampy margins"
• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: "upper Ibole = red calcareous clays, lower Ibole = clay with dispersed silt and sand"

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 520, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: T. Harrison and M. L. Mbago. 1997. Intoduction: Paleontological and Geological Research in the Manonga Valley, Tanzania. In T. Harrison (ed.), Neogene Paleontology of the Manonga Valley, Tanzania. Plenum Press, New York and London 1-32 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22042: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 10.12.1998

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Bivalvia
 Unionida - Iridinidae
Spathopsis wahlbergi clam
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - name shift
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullariidae
Lanistes ovum apple snail
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - name shift
 Architaenioglossa - Viviparidae
Bellamya aff. capillata snail
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - name shift
 Sorbeoconcha - Paludomidae
Cleopatra aff. ferruginea snail
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - name shift
Actinopteri
 Acanthomorphata - Centropomidae
Centropomidae indet. Poey 1868
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Centropomidae/Cichlidae
 Characiformes - Alestidae
Hydrocynus sp. Cuvier 1816
Mammalia
  -
Mammalia indet. Linnaeus 1758 mammal
ETE occurrence; species: Carnivora
 Rodentia - Muridae
Saccostomus major pouched mouse
 Rodentia - Thryonomyidae
Thryonomys sp. Fitzinger 1867 cane rat
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Eurygnathohippus cf. sitifense hipparionine horse
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: mak - removed quote marks from specie name
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
Mustelidae indet. Fischer 1817 mustelid carnivore
ETE number of identifiable specimens; species: Mustelidae
 Carnivora - Felidae
cf. Machairodus sp. Kaup 1833 cat
 Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae
Anancus kenyensis MacInnes 1942 gomphothere
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Primelephas gomphotheroides" = Primelephas korotorensis
"Primelephas gomphotheroides" = Primelephas korotorensis Coppens 1965 elephant
 Ungulata - Suidae
Nyanzachoerus kanamensis Leakey 1958 pig
 Ungulata - Hippopotamidae
"Hexaprotodon harvardi" = Archaeopotamus harvardi
"Hexaprotodon harvardi" = Archaeopotamus harvardi Coryndon 1977 hippopotamus
 Ungulata - Bovidae
Damalacra sp. Gentry 1980 antelope
Kobus aff. porrecticornis Lydekker 1878 antelope