Cox - 169 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.9° N, 41.5° E: paleocoordinates 17.3° S, 24.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hereri Shales Member, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 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 36497: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Parallelodontidae
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 scallop
Chlamys curvivarians Dietrich 1933 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp., "Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
"Nanogyra fourtaui" = Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Ceratomya excentrica Roemer 1836 clam
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis striata d'Orbigny 1822 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Integricardium bannesianum Contejean 1859 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Lucina sp. Bruguière 1797 clam
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae
Harpagodes sp. Gill 1870 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Procerithiidae indet. Cossmann 1905 snail