Cox - 133 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (4.1° N, 41.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.4° S, 23.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rukesa Shales Member, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 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 36461: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Eopecten aubryi" = Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
Chlamys curvivarians Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Lopha costata Sowerby 1825 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya concentrica Sowerby 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya inornata Sowerby 1837 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia sp. Swainson 1840 snail
 Architectibranchia - Cylindrobullinidae
"? Cylindrites sp." = Rugalindrites
"? Cylindrites sp." = Rugalindrites Gründel and Nützel 2012 snail