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Maka & Belohdelie (Pliocene to of Ethiopia)

Also known as ETE Locality 995, Maka & Belohdelie,

Where: Ethiopia (10.5° N, 40.6° E: paleocoordinates 10.3° N, 40.4° E)

When: Kalaloo Member (Sagantole Formation), Zanclean to Zanclean (5.3 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: composite, ETE age comment: "Max age = 3.89+/-.02 (At-1 or VT-1,Ar/Ar&Ca/K dating);Min age based on correl of fauna w/radiomet dated sites" radiometric intage_max,

Environment/lithology: lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: diatoms suggest lacustr conditions
• ETE rock type adj: ., ETE lithology comments: "gravelly sand, sand, clay, silt, diatomites, and diatomaceous clays"

Collection methods: ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 85, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: E. S. Vrba and J. Gatesy. 1994. New antelope fossils from Awash, Ethiopia, and phylogenetic analysis of Hippotragini (Bovidae, Mammalia). Palaeontologia Africana 31:55-72 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik] more details

PaleoDB collection 22174: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 19.04.1999, edited by Hannah O'Regan

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