South of Dandiero River (DAN) (Pleistocene to of Eritrea)

Also known as Buia; Northern Danakil Depression

Where: Eritrea (14.8° N, 39.8° E: paleocoordinates 14.8° N, 39.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene to Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Buia Project in 1995, 1997

Primary reference: M. Delfino, A. Segid, D. Yosief, J. Shoshani, L. Rook and Y. Libsekal. 2004. Fossil reptiles from the Pleistocene Homo-Bearing locality of buia (Eritrea, Northern Danakil Depression). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 110:51-60 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185615: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 03.05.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
DAN 224
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti 1768 Nile crocodile
DAN 158 (and multiple additional specimens)