Cox - 130 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic to of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (2.5° N, 40.4° E: paleocoordinates 17.7° S, 22.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bur Mayo Limestones Member, Bathonian to Bathonian (168.3 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, brown limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, 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 36458: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Brachidontes sp. Swainson 1840 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya sp. Sandberger 1864 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Pholadomya ovalis Sowerby 1819 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana dodsoni n. sp. pointed nut clam
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Cryptaulacidae
Exelissa dodsoni n. sp. snail