Cox - 125 (Coastal District) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (4.0° S, 39.6° E: paleocoordinates 24.1° S, 19.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Chamgamwe Shales Member, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

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 36443: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 29.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster