Preliminary description of the Equatorius africanus partial skeleton (KNM-TH 28860) from Kipsaramon, Tugen Hills, Baringo District, Kenya.

@article{Sherwood2002PreliminaryDO,
  title={Preliminary description of the Equatorius africanus partial skeleton (KNM-TH 28860) from Kipsaramon, Tugen Hills, Baringo District, Kenya.},
  author={Richard J. Sherwood and Steve Ward and Andrew Hill and Dana L Duren and Barbara D. Richard Brown and Will Downs},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2002},
  volume={42 1-2},
  pages={63-73}
}
A partial skeleton was recovered from middle Miocene Muruyur sediments near Kipsaramon in the Tugen Hills, Baringo District, Kenya. The specimen, representing much of the upper skeleton, comes from locality BPRP#122 dated between 15.58 Ma and 15.36 Ma. It is referable to the middle Miocene hominoid taxon Equatorius africanus. Preliminary descriptions of the partial skeleton are provided. While the anatomy of the wrist, thorax and hindlimb in Equatorius is similar to that of Afropithecus and… CONTINUE READING