Tendaguru 17 - Nanditi, Mtshinyiri, left bank (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.8° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.9° S, 17.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Saurian Bed Member, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• Base of Upper Saurian Bed

• 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 35574: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 22.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
Eomiodon sp. Cox 1935 clam