Late Cenozoic Freshwater Mollusks of the Wembere-Manonga Formation, Manonga Valley, Tanzania

  • Dirk van Damme
  • Achilles Gautier
Part of the Topics in Geobiology book series (TGBI, volume 14)


The fossil freshwater mollusks described and analyzed in this chapter were collected by members of the Wembere-Manonga Paleontological Expedition (WMPE) in the Manonga Valley during the 1992 and 1994 field seasons. The following list summarizes basic information about the seven localities from which fossil mollusks were obtained. The abbreviations in parentheses are those used in Table I.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk van Damme
    • 1
  • Achilles Gautier
    • 1
  1. 1.Vakgroep Geologie en Bodemkunde, Laboratorium voor PaleontologieUniversiteit GentGentBelgium

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