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The site of Loperot in West Turkana, Kenya, is usually assigned to the Early Miocene. Recent discoveries at Loperot, including catarrhine primates, led to a revision of its mammalian fauna.

The site of Loperot in West Turkana, Kenya, is usually assigned to the Early Miocene. Recent discoveries at Loperot, including catarrhine primates, led to a revision of its mammalian fauna. Our revision of the fauna at Loperot shows an unusual taxonomic composition of the catarrhine community as well as several other unique mammalian taxa.

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  • 2014-12-01
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1007/s10764-014-9799-8
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      0164-0291
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      1573-8604
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    Grossman, Ari, Liutkus-Pierce, Cynthia, Kyongo, Benson, & M'Kirera, Francis (2014). New Fauna from Loperot Contributes to the Understanding of Early Miocene Catarrhine Communities. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY, 35(6), 1253-1274. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-014-9799-8

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