Cox - 85 (E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (6.8° S, 38.1° E: paleocoordinates 25.5° S, 17.0° 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

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 36395: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 29.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
? Mytilus sp. Linnaeus 1758 mussel
 Cardiida - Neomiodontidae
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Tancredia sp. Lycett 1850 clam