Matupi Cave - MAT-16 (Pleistocene to of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 893, Matupi Cave - MAT-16,

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

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Calabrian to Calabrian (1.8 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: "Max~71000y BP;old speleothem in cave,based growth rate. Min= 0y BP;based on poll of Pinus, introd Africa 20th cent." 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: 488, 482, 481, 478, 477, 456, 121, ; 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 22072: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 24.02.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Papilionoideae indet.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Elaeis guineensis
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Hippocratea sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Hymenocardia sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Julbernardia sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Indet. indet.
ETE occurrence; species: monolete psilate fern
Tapinanthus sp.
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pinus sp. Linnaeus 1753 pine
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Taxodiaceae indet. Saporta 1865
ETE occurrence; species: Taxodiaceae pollen
Angiospermae
 Malpighiales - Salicaceae
Salix sp. Linnaeus 1753 willow
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Malpighiales - Euphorbiaceae
Acalypha sp. Linnaeus 1753 spurge
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Phyllanthus sp. Linnaeus 1753 spurge
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Alchornea sp. Swartz 1788 spurge
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Antidesma sp. Linnaeus 1753 spurge
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Rosales - Ulmaceae
Celtis sp. Linnaeus 1753 hackberry
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Holoptelea sp. Planchon elm
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Rosales -
Caesalpiniaceae indet.
ETE occurrence; species: Caesalpinoideae pollen
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Bauhinia sp. Linnaeus 1753 legume
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Brassicales - Salvadoraceae
Salvadoraceae indet. Lindley 1836
ETE occurrence; species: Salvadoraceae pollen
 Malvales - Malvaceae
Malvaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 mallow
ETE occurrence; species: Malvaceae pollen
 Sapindales - Rutaceae
Fagara sp. Linnaeus 1759 citrus
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Sapindales - Meliaceae
Meliaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 mahogany
ETE occurrence; species: Meliaceae pollen
 Rosids - Moraceae
Ficus sp. Linnaeus 1753 fig
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Dorstenia sp. Linnaeus 1753 mulberry
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Dicotyledoneae
 Ericales - Ericaceae
Ericaceae indet. Jussieu 1789 heather
ETE occurrence; species: Ericaceae pollen
 Ericales - Primulaceae
Maesa sp. Forsskal 1775 primrose
originally recorded as "Maesa comp. sp."; ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Papaverales - Capparidaceae
Cadaba sp. Forsskål 1775 caper
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Angiospermae
 Lamiales - Oleaceae
Olea sp. Linnaeus 1753 olive
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Lamiales - Acanthaceae
Acanthaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 acanthus
ETE occurrence; species: Acanthaceae pollen
 Caryophyllales - Aizoaceae
Aizoaceae indet. Martinov 1820
ETE occurrence; species: Aizoaceae pollen
 Mesangiosperms - Liliaceae
Liliaceae indet. Jussieu 1789
ETE occurrence; species: Liliaceae pollen
 Pandanales - Pandanaceae
Pandanus sp. Parkinson 1773 pandan
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
 Poales - Poaceae
"Gramineae indet." = Poaceae
"Gramineae indet." = Poaceae Barnhart 1895 true grass
ETE occurrence; species: Gramineae pollen
 Poales - Cyperaceae
Cyperaceae indet. Jussieu 1789 sedge
ETE occurrence; species: Cyperaceae pollen
 Mesangiosperms - Arecaceae
"Palmae indet." = Arecaceae
"Palmae indet." = Arecaceae von Berchtold and Presl 1820 palm
ETE occurrence; species: Palmae lg monolete pollen
Polypodiopsida
  - Polypodiaceae
Polypodiaceae indet. Presl and Presl 1822
ETE occurrence; species: Polypodiaceae pollen
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Equisetum sp. Linnaeus 1753 horsetail
ETE occurrence; species: pollen
Lycopodiopsida
 Selaginellales - Selaginellaceae
Selaginella sp. Beauvois 1804 spikemoss
ETE occurrence; species: pollen