Cox - 172 (N.E. Kenya) (Jurassic of Kenya)

Where: Kenya (3.8° N, 41.4° E: paleocoordinates 17.6° S, 24.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dakacha Limestones Member, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 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 36500: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine Nürnberg on 01.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea sp. Douvillé 1904 oyster
 Cardiida - Quenstedtiidae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Protocardia sp. Beyrich 1845 cockle
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Homomya sp. Agassiz 1843 clam
 Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae
Globularia hemisphaerica Roemer 1836 snail
 Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae