Tendaguru 14a - 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: shallow subtidal; lithified siltstone

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 35573: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 22.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
"Radula sp." = Lima Bruguière 1797 file clam
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
"Gervilleia sp." = Gervillia
"Gervilleia sp." = Gervillia Defrance 1820 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiola (Pharomytilus) perplicata" = Inoperna perplicata, Falcimytilus dietrichi, Lithophaga suboblonga, "Modiola ex gr. bipartita" = Modiolus
"Modiola (Pharomytilus) perplicata" = Inoperna perplicata Etallon 1863 mussel
Falcimytilus dietrichi Cox 1965 mussel
"Modiola ex gr. bipartita" = Modiolus mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Astarte krenkeli" = Seebachia (Eoseebachia) sowerbyana Holdhaus 1913 clam
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Patellogastropoda - Patellidae
Patella sp. Linnaeus 1758 limpet
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae