Cox - 128 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic to of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (2.2° N, 40.3° E: paleocoordinates 17.8° S, 23.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Didimtu Beds Member, Toarcian to Toarcian (182.7 - 168.3 Ma)

• Toarcian or Bajocian, top of Didimtu beds, just below Bur Mayo Limestones

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

Size class: mesofossils

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 36456: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana camelorum n. sp. pointed nut clam