Cox - 138 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (4.0° N, 41.1° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° 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 36466: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Eonavicula sp. Arkell 1929 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten sp. Douvillé 1897 scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria sp. Mühlfeldt 1811 clam
"A"
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam