Matupi Cave - MAT-23 (Pleistocene of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 938, Matupi Cave - MAT-23,

Where: Congo-Kinshasa (1.2° N, 29.8° E: paleocoordinates 1.2° N, 29.8° E)

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: "Max age = 14,820 +/- 790 y BP. Min age = 13,260 +/- 520 y BP." radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: cave

• ETE sed env 1: ., ETE sed env 2: cave ETE event: ., ETE env comment: discrete phases of speleothem deposition
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: calcite speleothem

Collection methods: quarrying

• ETE Size: micro; ETE reference list: 561, 558, 557, 556, 555, 554, 553, 552, 551, 550, 549, 548, 547, 546, 545, 491, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: G. A. Brook, D. A. Burney, and J. Coward. 1990. Desert paleoenvironmental data from cave speleothems with examples from the Chihuahuan. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 76(3-4):311-330 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 22117: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 01.03.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Holoptelea sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Phyllanthus sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Indet. indet.
ETE occurrence; species: Ambrosiinae pollen
Artemisia sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Brachylaena sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Capparis sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Combretaceae-Melastomaceae indet.
ETE occurrence; species: Combretaceae
Faurea sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Helichrysum sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus sp. Lheritier and Persoon 1807
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Monocotyledoneae
 Cyperales - Commelinidae
Gramineae indet. de Jussieu true grass
ETE occurrence; species: Gramineae pollen
Cyperaceae indet. Jussieu 1789 sedge
ETE occurrence; species: Cyperaceae pollen
 Typhales - Commelinidae
Typha sp. Linnaeus
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Pteridopsida
 Polypodiales -
Pteridium sp. Gleditsch and Scopoli 1760
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Lycopsida
  - Lycopodiaceae
Lycopodium sp. Linnaeus
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Dicotyledonae
 Primulales - Dilleniidae
Maesa sp. Forsskal 1775
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Euphorbiales - Dilleniidae
Euphorbia sp. Linnaeus
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Scrophulariales - Asteridae
Acanthaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789
ETE occurrence; species: Acanthaceae pollen
Olea sp. Linnaeus
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Juglandales - Hamamelidae
Myrica sp. Linnaeus
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Magnoliopsida
 Myrtales - Myrtaceae
Syzygium sp. Browne and Gaertner 1788
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Ericales - Ericaceae
Ericaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789
ETE occurrence; species: Ericaceae pollen
 Malvales - Malvaceae
Malvaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789
ETE occurrence; species: Malvaceae pollen
 Rosales - Urticaceae
Urticaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789
ETE occurrence; species: Urticaceae pollen