Cox - 155 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.4° N, 40.5° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 22.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Golberobe Beds Member, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• 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 36483: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
Gervillia saggersoni n. sp. oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
"Modiolus imbricatus" = Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus Sowerby 1818 mussel
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte sp. Sowerby 1816 clam
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
? Isocyprina sp. Röder 1882 clam
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Tancredia sp. Lycett 1850 clam
"A"
 Cardiida - Quenstedtiidae
Quenstedtia sp. Morris 1854 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Pandorida - Laternulidae
Cercomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Lucinida - Mactromyidae
Mactromya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Trigoniida - Trigoniidae
Trigonia sp. Bruguière 1789 clam
 Nuculida - Nuculidae
Nucula sp. Lamarck 1799 nut clam