Cox - 115 (N.E. Tanganyika) (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (5.8° S, 38.7° E: paleocoordinates 24.7° S, 17.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 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 36430: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 29.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
? Oxytoma sp. Meek 1864 scallop
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Pinna mitis Zieten 1830 oyster