Derkale (top member) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Also known as Terkali

Where: Kenya (3.8° N, 40.3° E: paleocoordinates 17.0° S, 23.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Daua Limestone Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, gray, green limestone

• band of compact slaty-gray limestone, greenish in places, and containing numerous

•cavities filled with calcite crystals

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by V.G. Glenday

• Repository: Hunterian Museum

Primary reference: J. Weir. 1929. Jurassic Fossils from Jubaland, East Africa, Collected by V. G. Glenday, And the Jurassic Geology of Somaliland. Monographs of the Geological Department of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University 1-63 [M. Clapham/M. Manojlovic]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 161814: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Marko Manojlovic on 13.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Limidae
Lima (Plagiostoma) cf. astartina Thurmann 1859 file clam