Cox - 49 (S.E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.7° S, 39.4° E: paleocoordinates 29.4° S, 16.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

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 36329: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 26.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys matapwaensis n. sp. scallop
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Brachidontes laitmairensis" = Arcomytilus laitmairensis
"Brachidontes laitmairensis" = Arcomytilus laitmairensis de Loriol 1883 mussel
 Cardiida - Cardiidae