Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Omo - L.28 (Pleistocene of Ethiopia)

Also known as ETE Locality 363, Omo - L.28,

Where: Ethiopia (5.1° N, 36.0° E: paleocoordinates 5.7° N, 36.1° E)

When: F Member (Shungura Formation), Gelasian (2.6 - 1.8 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Max = Tuff F , Min = Tuff G radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: siltstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: wet_floodplain ETE event: ., ETE env comment: braided stream deposit
• ETE rock type adj: unconsolidated, ETE lithology comments: incorporates coarse materials, sandy silt, biomulched lenses

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 88, ; ETE museum list: ENM, MNHN: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

Primary reference: J. de Heinzelin. 1983. The Omo Group: Archives of the International Omo Research Expedition. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Annales Series 8, Tervuren, Belgique 85 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/P. Muhl] more details

PaleoDB collection 21545: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 28.07.1997, edited by Richard Potts and John Damuth

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)