Cox - 72 (S.E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.4° S, 39.4° E: paleocoordinates 28.6° S, 16.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• Upper Oxfordian (?). (A nearby locality was dated as Upper Oxfordian on ammonite evidence.)

• 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 36352: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 26.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Gastropoda
 Heterobranchia - Nerinellidae