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Tangi Talo (Pleistocene of Indonesia)

Where: Flores, Indonesia (8.7° S, 121.1° E: paleocoordinates 8.6° S, 122.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: A Member (Olan Bula Formation), Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; tuff

• white pumice, tuffaceous sediments

Primary reference: G. D. van den Bergh. 1999. The Late Neogene elephantoid-bearing faunas of Indonesia and their palaeozoogeographic implications. A study of the terrestrial faunal succession of Sulawesi, Flores and Java, including evidence for early hominid dispersal east of Wallace's Line. Scripta Geologica 117:1-419 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 93660: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 27.01.2010

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