Tendaguru Tin 3d (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 29.2° S, 16.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nerinea Bed Member, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: M. Aberhan, R. Bussert, W.-D. Heinrich, E. Schrank, S. Schultka, B. Sames, J. Kriwet and S. Kapilima. 2002. Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania). Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe (5(2002))19-44 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35458: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 16.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum Young and Bird 1828 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Pseudopecten sp. Bayle 1878 scallop
Chlamys curvivarians Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
Limatula migeodi file clam
Limatula "sp. A" Wood 1839 file clam
sp. A
Plagiostoma "sp. A" Sowerby 1814 file clam
sp. A
? Acesta cutleri file clam
? Acesta "sp. A" Adams and Adams 1858 file clam
sp. A
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
Oxytoma cf. inequivalvis Sowerby 1819 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis, "Nanogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
"Nanogyra nana" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillella sp. Waagen 1907 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna constantini de Loriol and Pellat 1874 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Inoperna perplicata Etallon 1863 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
? Nicaniella "sp. A" Chavan 1945 clam
sp. A
 Carditida - Hippopodiidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
? Anisocardia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
"Trigonia" "sp. A" Bruguière 1789 clam
sp. A
 Trigoniida -
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullina sp. Férussac 1822 snail
  - Rhytidopilidae