Phytolith data of the Ardipithecus-bearing Lower Aramis member, Central Awash Complex, Middle Awash area (Ethiopia)

Published: 19-03-2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/4crtycn7rk.1
Contributors:
Doris Barboni,
Laurent Bremond,
Raymonde Bonnefille

Description

Raw phytolith counts obtained from the microscopic analysis of Aramis samples in order to document paleovegetation associated with the early hominin Ardipithecus ramidus. Data from samples strictly constrained by the DABT and GATC tuffs were already published in WoldeGabriel et al. 2009. WoldeGabriel, G., Ambrose, S.H., Barboni, D., Bonnefille, R., Bremond, L., Currie, B., DeGusta, D., Hart, W.K., Murray, A.M., Renne, P.R., Jolly-Saad, M.C., Stewart, K.M., White, T.D., 2009. The geological, isotopic, botanical, invertebrate, and lower vertebrate surroundings of Ardipithecus ramidus. Science 326. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1175817

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