Kola, Moyen-Congo (Cretaceous of Congo-Brazzaville)

Where: Congo-Brazzaville (4.0° S, 11.7° E: paleocoordinates 17.2° S, 2.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Musée Royal de Congo Belge, Tervuren

Primary reference: E. Dartevelle and S. Freneix. 1957. Mollusques fossiles du Crétace de la Côte occidentale d'Afrique du Cameroun à l'Angola. II. - Lamellibranches. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Série in-8, Sciences Géologiques 20:1-271 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191894: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.02.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Barbatia aff. meridiana Woods 1906 clam
 Cardiida -
 Poromyida - Poromyidae
Gastropoda
 Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae
"Turritella (Haustator) aff. premortoni" = Haustator
"Turritella (Haustator) aff. premortoni" = Haustator turret shell
Chondrichthyes
 Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae
"Oxyrhina mantelli" = Cretoxyrhina mantelli, "Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata
"Oxyrhina mantelli" = Cretoxyrhina mantelli Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
"Lamna appendiculata" = Cretolamna appendiculata Agassiz 1843 mackerel shark
Actinopteri
 Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae
Pycnodontidae indet. Agassiz 1835