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Senga 5A (Pliocene to of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 1170, Senga 5A,

Where: Congo-Kinshasa (0.0° N, 29.6° E: paleocoordinates 0.2° N, 29.4° E)

When: Lusso Beds Formation (Semliki Group), Pliocene to Pliocene (5.3 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: time_unit, ETE age comment: Biostrat comp of fauna sugg an age of 2.0-2.35 Ma

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: lacustrine, ETE sed env 2: lake_margin ETE event: ., ETE env comment: littoral to shallow paludal
• ETE rock type adj: limonitic, ETE lithology comments: "dark brown, heavily indurated limonitic sands with ironstone granules"

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, surface (in situ)

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 933, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: P. P. Pavlakis. 1990. Plio-Pleistocene Hippopotamidae from the Upper Semliki. Virgia Museum of Natural History Memior 1:203-223 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik] more details

PaleoDB collection 22346: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 23.08.1999

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