Cox - 149 (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 36477: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Camptonectes auritus Schlotheim 1813 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Plagiostoma rahmuensis n. sp. file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Stegoconcha sp. Böhm 1907 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam