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Title Lothagam : the dawn of humanity in eastern Africa / edited by Meave G. Leakey and John M. Harris
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 678 pages) : illustrations
Contents Isotope paleoecology of the Nawata and Nachukui formations at Lothagam, Turkana Basin, Kenya / Thure E. Cerling, John M. Harris and Meave G. Leakey -- Lothagam : its significance and contributions / Meave G. Leakey and John M. Harris -- Appendix : Notes on the reconstructions of fossil vertebrates from Lothagam / Mauricio Antón
Stratigraphy and depositional history of the Lothagam sequence / Craig S. Feibel -- Miocene and Pliocene paleosols of Lothagam / Jonathan G. Wynn -- Numerical age control for the Miocene-Pliocene succession at Lothagam, a hominoid-bearing sequence in the northern Kenya Rift / Ian McDougall and Craig S. Feibel -- Fossil crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) from Lothagam / Joel W. Martin and Sandra Trautwein -- Fossil fish remains from Mio-Pliocene deposits at Lothagam, Kenya / Kathlyn M. Stewart -- Fossil turtles from Lothagam / Roger C. Wood -- Late Miocene-early Pliocene crocodilian fauna of Lothagam, southwest Turkana Basin, Kenya / Glenn W. Storrs -- Lothagam birds / John M. Harris and Meave G. Leakey -- Rodents and lagomorphs from the Miocene and Pliocene of Lothagam, northern Kenya / Alisa J. Winkler -- Cercopithecidae from Lothagam / Meave G. Leakey, Mark F. Teaford and Carol V. Ward -- The Lothagam hominids / Meave G. Leakey and Alan C. Walker -- Mio-Pliocene Carnivora from Lothagam, Kenya / Lars Werdelin -- Elephantoidea from Lothagam / Pascal Tassy -- Deinotheres from the Lothagam succession / John M. Harris -- Fossil aardvarks from the Lothagam beds / Simon A.H. Milledge -- Lothagam Rhinocerotidae / John M. Harris and Meave G. Leakey -- Systematics and evolutionary biology of the late Miocene and early Pliocene hipparionine equids from Lothagam, Kenya / Raymond L. Bernor and John M. Harris -- Fossil Hippopotamidae from Lothagam / Eleanor M. Weston -- Lothagam Suidae / John M. Harris and Meave G. Leakey -- Lothagam giraffids / John M. Harris -- Bovidae from the Lothagam succession / John M. Harris -- Stable isotope ecology of northern Kenya, with emphasis on the Turkana Basin / Thure E. Cerling [and others]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Animals, Fossil -- Kenya -- Lothagam Site.
Paleontology -- Miocene.
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Kenya -- Lothagam Site.
Lothagam Site (Kenya)
Form Electronic book
Author Harris, John Michael.
Leakey, Meave G.
ISBN 0231507607 (electronic bk.)
9780231507608 (electronic bk.)