Tendaguru Tin 9m-i (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 30.0° S, 17.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Trigonia Smeei Bed Member, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 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. 2000. Tendaguru. [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35505: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 18.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Serpulimorpha -
Cycloserpula sp. Parsch 1956
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
? Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Trigoniida -
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Astrocoenia bernensis" = Allocoeniopsis luciensis
"Astrocoenia bernensis" = Allocoeniopsis luciensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral