Cox - 109 (E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (6.4° S, 38.5° E: paleocoordinates 25.5° S, 17.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 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 36419: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 29.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Parallelodon sp. Meek and Worthen 1866 clam
 Pectinida - Limidae
Limatula moorei n. sp. file clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria tanganyicensis n. sp. pearl oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
? Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam
Pseudotrapezium sp. Fischer 1887 clam
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
Cercomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria quennelli n. sp. clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae