Cox - 91 (E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (6.8° S, 38.2° E: paleocoordinates 25.5° S, 17.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Station Beds Member, Bajocian (170.3 - 168.3 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 36401: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 29.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Grammatodon sp. Meek and Hayden 1860 clam
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
Entolium sp. Meek 1865 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Posidoniidae
Bositra buchi Roemer 1836 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Osteomya dilata Phillips 1829 clam
Pholadomya lirata Sowerby 1818 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam