Cox - 26 (S.E. Tanganyika) (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: cast, 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 36304: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 25.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum Young and Bird 1828 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
Lima kindopeensis 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
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna constantini de Loriol and Pellat 1874 oyster
Trichites sp. Lhuyd 1760 oyster
 Mytilida - Crenellidae
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae