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Orthostonyx brachyops Leakey, 1958

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  • Title: Orthostonyx brachyops Leakey, 1958
  • Type status: Syntype
  • State province: Tanganyika
  • Specific epithet: brachyops
  • Scientific name authorship: Leakey, 1958
  • Recorded by: Louis S. Leakey; b.07 August 1903; d.01 October 1972; Leakey
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Artiodactyla
  • Locality: Olduvai Gorge
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Louis S. Leakey; b.07 August 1903; d.01 October 1972; Leakey
  • Higher geography: Africa; Tanzania; Tanganyika; Olduvai Gorge; Africa; Tanzania, united republic of
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Mammalia; Artiodactyla; Suidae
  • Genus: Orthostonyx
  • Family: Suidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Quaternary
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Pleistocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Country: Tanzania
  • Continent: Africa
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Bed: Bed II

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