Tendaguru 8 - Maimbwi Creek, S of Tendaguru (Jurassic to of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.6° S, 16.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Trigonia Smeei Bed & Nerinea Bed Member, Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• Mostly Trigonia Smmeei Bed?

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, coarse-grained, conglomeratic sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical,

• Janensch's expedition (1909-1913)

Primary reference: W. O. Dietrich. 1933. Zur Stratigraphie und Palaeontologie der Tendaguruschichten. Palaeontographica, Supplement VII/2, Teil 2 1-86 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35570: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 22.12.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
Chlamys textoria Schlotheim 1820 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"? Alectryonia sp." = Ostrea (Alectryonia)
"? Alectryonia sp." = Ostrea (Alectryonia) Fischer de Waldheim 1807 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillella sp. Waagen 1907 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Stegoconcha gmuelleri Krenkel 1910 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Carditida - Hippopodiidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Patellogastropoda - Patellidae
Patella sp. Linnaeus 1758 limpet
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Lissoceratidae
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
 Nautilida - Paracenoceratidae
"Nautilus dorsatus" = Paracenoceras dorsatus
"Nautilus dorsatus" = Paracenoceras dorsatus Roemer 1836 nautiloid
var. sattleri