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Matupi Cave - Unit Matupi II (Pleistocene to of Congo-Kinshasa)

Also known as ETE Locality 895, Matupi Cave - Unit Matupi II,

Where: Congo-Kinshasa (1.4° N, 29.8° E: paleocoordinates 1.3° N, 29.8° E)

When: Unit Matupi II Member, Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: "max=21350 +/- 3500y BP,TL date from 120 cm bel surf;min=2910 +/- 75y BP,C14 date from 30 cm bel surf" radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: cave

• ETE sed env 1: ., ETE sed env 2: cave ETE event: ., ETE env comment: soils deposited on cave floor
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: buff-brown soil and brown loam

Collection methods: quarrying

• ETE Size: both; ETE reference list: 487, 485, 483, 478, 477, 454, 81, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: W. Van Neer. 1990. Les faunes de vertebres quaternaires en Afrique centrale. Paysages quat. de Afrique centrale atlantique,R.Lanfranchi(ed),Paris 195-220 [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik] more details

PaleoDB collection 22074: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 24.02.1999, edited by John Damuth and Richard Potts

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