Cox - 20 (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 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 36298: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 25.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
Acesta cutleri file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Patellogastropoda - Patellidae
"Patella" sp. Linnaeus 1758 limpet