Cox - 146 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.9° N, 41.2° E: paleocoordinates 16.7° S, 23.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rahmu Shales Member, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 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 36474: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 01.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
Grammatodon sp. Meek and Hayden 1860 clam
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Cardiida - Cardiidae