Also known as ETE Locality 1064, Lothagam 1B, Lothagam 1A, Lothagam 1, Lothagam, Lothagam-Lower Nawata mbr,
Where: Kenya (2.9° N, 36.1° E: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 35.1° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• local area-level geographic resolution
When: Lower Nawata Member (Nawata Formation), Tortonian (11.6 - 7.2 Ma)
• K-Ar dating constrains lower Nawata to 7.44 +/- 0.05 Ma and 6.54 +/- 0.04 Ma (Marker Tuff).
Environment/lithology: fluvial; poorly lithified mudstone and poorly lithified sandstone
Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils
Collection methods: bulk, mechanical, sieve,
• Held at the Kenya National Museums (KNM-LT-). Surface collection.
Primary reference: M. G. Leakey and J. M. Harris. 2003. Lothagam: the dawn of humanity in eastern Africa. Lothagam: the dawn of humanity in eastern Africa 678 [A. Behrensmeyer/R. Bobe/R. Bobe]more details
Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis
PaleoDB collection 22241: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 30.06.1999, edited by Suzanne Cote, Mark Uhen and Philip Mannion
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