Cox - 165 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.8° N, 41.2° E: paleocoordinates 17.0° S, 23.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Seir Limestones Member, Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 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 36493: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Entoliidae
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum
"Entolium corneolum" = Entolium (Entolium) corneolum Young and Bird 1828 scallop
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
Chlamys sp. Röding 1798 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Exogyra sp. Say 1820 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum, "Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha gregarea" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiolus sp. Lamarck 1801 mussel
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Anisocardia sp. Munier-Chalmas 1863 clam
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Ampullospira dejanira" = Ampullina (Ampullospira)
"Ampullospira dejanira" = Ampullina (Ampullospira) snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae