Nachukui Megantereon (Pliocene of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.1° N, 35.6° E: paleocoordinates 3.0° N, 35.3° E)

When: Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified volcaniclastic sediments

Size class: mesofossils

Primary reference: P. Palmqvist. 2002. On the presence of Megantereon whitei at the South Turkwel hominid site, northern Kenya. Journal of Paleontology 76(5):928-930 [M. Uhen/S. Paxson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190021: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Stephanie Paxson on 26.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Carnivora - Felidae
Megantereon whitei Broom 1937 cat