Cox - 132 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.6° N, 41.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.8° S, 23.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Asaharbito Beds Member, Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 Ma)

• Bathonian [? or Callovian]

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

• pink 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 36460: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia sp. Gray 1842 clam
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte ayersi n. sp. clam
 Pholadida - Corbulidae
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
Pleuromya sp. Agassiz 1845 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
? Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam
? Anisocardia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
 Poromyida - Cuspidariidae
Cuspidaria ayersi n. sp. clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
? Arcomya sp. Agassiz 1838 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Sphaeriola madridi d'Archiac 1843 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam
Gastropoda
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Aporrhaidae gen. indet. Gray 1850 snail