Cox - 166 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.9° N, 41.3° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° S, 23.8° 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 36494: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten sp. Douvillé 1897 scallop
Camptonectes auritus Schlotheim 1813 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea duplicata Sowerby 1814 file clam
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum
"Lopha solitaria" = Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Pinnidae
Stegoconcha gmuelleri Krenkel 1910 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte huralensis Stefanini 1939 clam
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Gastropoda
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
"Ampullospira dejanira" = Ampullina (Ampullospira) snail
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Pietteia dusseensis n. sp. snail