Tendaguru Tin 0a (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.2° E: paleocoordinates 28.6° S, 16.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Saurian Bed Member, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified siltstone

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 35507: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 18.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Crustacea
  -
Crustacea indet. Brünnich 1772
Polychaeta
 Serpulimorpha -
Cycloserpula sp. Parsch 1956
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 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
? Bakevellia sp. King 1848 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Falcimytilus dietrichi Cox 1965 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
A
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Allogastropoda - Gordenellidae
"Promathildia" sp. Andreae 1887 snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Nerita sp. Linnaeus 1758 snail