Tendaguru 14 - Tingutinguti Creek (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.2° S, 16.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Oxfordian? - Kimmeridgian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified 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 35572: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 22.12.2003, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten sp.2 Douvillé 1897 scallop
Chlamys curvivarians1 Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Pectinida - Anomiidae
Placunopsis fibrosa1 Laube 1867 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
"Oxytoma inaequivalvis" = Oxytoma inequivalvis
"Oxytoma inaequivalvis" = Oxytoma inequivalvis Sowerby 1819 scallop
var. hennigi
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra spp. Say 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna cf. constantini de Loriol and Pellat 1874 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiola (Pharomytilus) perplicata" = Inoperna perplicata
"Modiola (Pharomytilus) perplicata" = Inoperna perplicata Etallon 1863 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Astarte krenkeli" = Seebachia (Eoseebachia) sowerbyana Holdhaus 1913 clam
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya tellina Agassiz 1842 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Thraciida - Thraciidae
Thracia incerta Thurmann 1836 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Ampullina sp.1 Férussac 1822 snail
 Naticoidea - Naticidae
Natica cf. eroyna1 moon snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae