Cox - 1 (Tendaguru) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.4° S, 16.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Trigonia smeei Bed Member, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: L. R. Cox. 1965. Jurassic Bivalvia and Gastropoda from Tanganyika and Kenya. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology Supplement I [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36279: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 25.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
Acesta cutleri n. sp. file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillella aviculoides Sowerby 1814 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Falcimytilus dietrichi n. sp. Cox 1965 mussel
Modiolus bipartitus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Opis sp. Defrance 1824 clam
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Carditida - Hippopodiidae
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
Eomiodon cutleri n. sp. clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina sp. Bruguière 1797 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Cycloneritimorpha - Symmetrocapulidae
? Symmetrocapulus sp. Dacqué 1934 snail
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia sp., "? Ampullospira sp." = Ampullina (Ampullospira)
Globularia sp. Swainson 1840 snail
"? Ampullospira sp." = Ampullina (Ampullospira) Harris 1897 snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae