Cox - 142 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.9° N, 41.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.6° S, 23.7° 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 36470: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
? Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya wimmisensis Gillieron 1886 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Fimbria sp. Mühlfeldt 1811 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya aequalis Agassiz 1843 clam