Langebaanweg E Quarry (Pliocene of South Africa)

Where: Langebaanweg, South Africa (33.0° S, 18.2° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° S, 17.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pliocene (5.3 - 2.6 Ma)


Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. M. Hunt. 1996. Basicranial anatomy of the giant viverrid from 'E' Quarry, Langebaanweg, South Africa. Palaeoecology and Palaeoenvironments of Late Cenozoic Mammals: Tributes to the Career of C. S. (Rufus) Churcher 588-597 [X. Wang/X. Wang/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37207: authorized by Xiaoming Wang, entered by Xiaoming Wang on 05.03.2004, edited by Mark Uhen

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Taxonomic list

 Charadriiformes - Laridae
Laridae indet. Vigors 1825 gull
 Procellariiformes - Oceanitidae
Pelagodroma sp. Reichenbach 1853 bird
 Procellariiformes - Diomedeidae
Diomedeidae indet. Gray 1840 albatross
 Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocoracidae indet. Reichenbach 1850 cormorant
3 species
 Carnivora - Viverridae
Viverra leakeyi Petter 1963 civet