Cox - 122 (Coastal District) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.0° S, 39.8° E: paleocoordinates 23.3° S, 20.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 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 36440: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 29.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
? Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam
 Cardiida - Quenstedtiidae
? Quenstedtia sp. Morris 1854 clam