Where: Morogoro, Tanzania (8.0° S, 36.9° E: paleocoordinates 28.4° S, 42.2° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Beaufort Group, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)
• Karoo Supergroup "Ruhembe Beds"; Cistecephalus zone, upper zone of Lower Beaufort, corresponding to late Capitanian.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: lacustrine; brown, gray shale
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: Plant fossils also present.
Primary reference: L. R. Cox. 1936. Karroo Lamellibranchia from Tanganyika Territory and Madagascar. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 92(365):32-56 [D. Bottjer/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 41490: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Matthew Clapham on 15.07.2004
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