Tighenif-general (Pleistocene of Algeria)

Also known as ETE Locality 1424, Palikao, Ternifine, Tighenif-general,

Where: Algeria (35.4° N, 0.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 0.3° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Calabrian (1.8 - 0.8 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: yngr thn OldvBdII(1My)MioBds up by artes sprngs radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; claystone

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: Artesian sprngs
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: fauna frm nodulr gryish cly

Collection methods: ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 478, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: C. Arambourg and R. Hoffstetter. 1954. Decouverte en Afrique du Nord de restes humains du Paleolithique inferieur. C.R.Acad.Sci.(Paris) 239:72-74 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22584: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 28.06.2000, edited by John Damuth

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Primates - Hominidae
"Homo erectus" = Pithecanthropus erectus
"Homo erectus" = Pithecanthropus erectus Dubois 1892 human
 Primates - Cercopithecidae
Theropithecus cf. oswaldi Andrews 1916 gelada
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
Ceratotherium simum Burchell 1821 white rhinoceros
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
 Carnivora - Canidae
Vulpes sp. Frisch 1775 fox
 Carnivora - Felidae
cf. Felis sp. Linnaeus 1758 cat
 Carnivora - Hyaenidae
Crocuta crocuta Erxleben 1777 spotted hyaena
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
 Artiodactyla - Suidae
Metridiochoerus compactus Van Hoepen and Van Hoepen 1932 pig
originally entered as "Metridochoerus compactus"
 Artiodactyla - Camelidae
Camelus thomasi Pomel 1893 camel
 Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae
Hippopotamus sirensis Pomel 1896 hippo
 Artiodactyla - Giraffidae
Giraffidae indet. Gray 1821 giraffe
Giraffa cf. pomeli Arambourg 1979 giraffe
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bos cf. bubaloides Arambourg 1979 ox
Gazella sp. Blaineville 1816 gazelle
ETE occurrence; species: sp.B
Gazella cf. atlantica Bourguignat 1870 gazelle
ETE occurrence; species: "cf.atlantica,sp.A", mak - species name from unique name
Gazella dracula Geraads 1981 gazelle
Parmularius ambiguus Pomel 1894 antelope
"Connochaetes taurinus" = Connochaetes taurina Burchell 1823 blue wildebeest
ETE occurrence; species: prognu
Oryx cf. gazella Linnaeus 1758 gemsbok
Hippotragus cf. gigas Leakey 1965 antelope
Capra sp. Linnaeus 1758 goat
Kobus sp. Smith 1840 antelope