Cox - 141 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.9° N, 41.1° E: paleocoordinates 16.5° S, 23.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Muddo Erri Limestones Member, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• Callovian [?-Lower Oxfordian]

• 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 36469: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Arcida - Arcidae
Eonavicula sp. Arkell 1929 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
"Eopecten aubryi" = Eopecten velatus, Chlamys sp.
"Eopecten aubryi" = Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma muddoensis n. sp. file clam
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
? Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria sp. Mühlfeldt 1811 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam