Cox - 8 (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: Nerinea Bed Member, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified sandstone

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 36286: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 25.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillella aviculoides Sowerby 1814 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Stegoconcha gmuelleri Krenkel 1910 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
"Astarte sowerbyana" = Seebachia (Eoseebachia) sowerbyana Holdhaus 1913 clam
 Carditida - Hippopodiidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae
Nerinella cutleri n. sp. snail