Cox - 129 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (4.1° N, 41.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.3° S, 23.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Murri Limestones Member, Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified limestone

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 36457: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Chlamys curvivarians Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma biiniensis n. sp. file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Brachidontes asper Sowerby 1818 mussel