Cox - 156 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.4° N, 40.8° E: paleocoordinates 17.0° S, 23.0° 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 36484: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 01.02.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Cucullaea sp. Lamarck 1801 clam
 Pectinida - Oxytomidae
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis, "Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
"Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
 Ostreida - Bakevelliidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Tancrediidae
Tancredia sp. Lycett 1850 clam
"B"
 Cardiida - Quenstedtiidae
Quenstedtia sp. Morris 1854 clam