Cox - 38 (S.E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.4° S, 39.4° E: paleocoordinates 28.4° S, 17.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• Bajocian (?)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

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 36316: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 25.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
Corbula tanganyicensis n. sp. clam
3760-4502 feet
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithium mandawaense snail
92-100 feet