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Omo - member G (Pleistocene of Ethiopia)

Also known as ETE Locality 807, Omo - member G,

Where: Ethiopia (5.1° N, 36.0° E: paleocoordinates 5.8° N, 36.1° E)

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

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Max age = 2.33 (Tuff G). Min age = 1.88 (Tuff H). radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine

• ETE sed env 1: fluv_lacustr, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: "early fluv, later shallow saline lacus/prodel"
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: "Interbedded tuff, tuffite, silt, sand, and clay."

Collection methods: surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 477, ; ETE museum list: ENM

Primary reference: L. Bobe and M. Mabela. 1997. Incidence of four gastrointestinal parasite worms in group of cricetomas,Lukaya-Democratic Republic of Congo. Tropicultura 15(3):132-135 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik] more details

PaleoDB collection 21986: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 01.07.1998

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