Kibamba (Loya quarry), Moyen-Congo (Cretaceous of Congo-Brazzaville)

Where: Congo-Brazzaville (4.8° S, 11.9° E: paleocoordinates 18.9° S, 2.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Santonian (85.8 - 83.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, yellow, sandy limestone

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 191892: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.02.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Arca (Eonavicula) bogaerti n. sp. Dartevelle and Freneix 1957 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Trigonarca curvatodonta Riedel 1932 clam
var. oblonga
 Arcida - Cucullaeidae
Pseudocucullaea lens Solger 1903 clam
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Pectinida - Plicatulidae
Plicatula auressensis Coquand 1862 scallop
Plicatula cf. ventilabrum Coquand 1880 scallop
Plicatula hirsuta Coquand 1880 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea heinzi Peron and Thomas 1891 oyster
Liostrea bourguignati Coquand 1869 oyster
Pycnodonta vesicularis Lamarck 1806 oyster
includes var. proboscidea
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
"? Liostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani
"? Liostrea delettrei" = Gyrostrea antwani Malchus 1990 oyster
 Carditida - Astartidae
Astarte similis Munster 1840 clam
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Veniella sp. Stoliczka 1870 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida -
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Gastropoda
 Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae
"Piestochilus (Cryptorhytis) cf. thevestensis" = Cryptorhytis, "Piestochilus (Cryptorhytis) cf. bleicheri" = Cryptorhytis
"Piestochilus (Cryptorhytis) cf. thevestensis" = Cryptorhytis snail
"Piestochilus (Cryptorhytis) cf. bleicheri" = Cryptorhytis snail
 Neogastropoda - Volutidae
Actinopteri
 Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae