Cox - 83 (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: Pindiro Shales Member, Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 Ma)

• Bajocian (?)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

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 36363: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 26.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
? Corbula sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithiidae indet. Cossmann 1905 snail