The Olduvai zebra (Equus oldowayensis) from the later Omo Beds, Ethiopia
Zoologische Mededelingen , Volume 55 - Issue 22 p. 265- 281
Shungura Members G, H, J, Κ and L, and the Kalam Outcrop, have yielded teeth and some postcranial elements assignable to Equus oldowayensis Hopwood, 1937. Member G (earliest Early Pleistocene) has yielded a sample of 21 upper and nine lower teeth and two complete and one partial metapodials. Member Κ (middle to late Early Pleistocene) has yielded nine upper and four lower teeth. The other members have yielded smaller samples. Positive identification of the species from Members G, K, and the Kalam Outcrop are based on series of associated teeth derived from single individuals. The recognition of E. oldowayensis from Shungura Members G-L corresponds to its known temporal range through Bed I at Olduvai Gorge and its existence in East Africa throughout the Early Pleistocene.
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Churcher, C.S, & Hooijer, D.A. (1980). The Olduvai zebra (Equus oldowayensis) from the later Omo Beds, Ethiopia. Zoologische Mededelingen, 55(22), 265–281.