Cox - 113 (E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic to of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (6.1° S, 38.6° E: paleocoordinates 25.3° S, 17.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oxfordian to Oxfordian (163.5 - 152.1 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 36423: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 29.01.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis, "Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
"Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria sp. Mühlfeldt 1811 clam