Dakhla Oasis Area, MW-4 (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: El Wadi El Gadid, Egypt (25.0° N, 28.5° E: paleocoordinates 3.6° N, 23.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Six Hills Formation, Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siltstone and lithified shale

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical,

Primary reference: E. Schrank and M. S. Mahmoud. 2002. Barremian angiosperm pollen and associated palynomorphs from the Dakhla Oasis Area, Egypt. Palaeontology 45(1):33-56 [H. Wang/M. Arakaki/M. Arakaki]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139493: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 12.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucariacites spp. Cookson and Couper 1953
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis spp. Pflug 1953
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites spp. Bolkhovitina and PotoniƩ 1958 jointfir
Ephedripites jansonii Muller 1968 jointfir
Retimonocolpites
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Retimonocolpites pennyi Schrank and Mahmoud 2002
Monocotyledoneae
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Cycadopites
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Cycadopites spp. Wodehouse 1933
Pteridopsida
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Clavatisporites spp. Kedves and Simoncsics 1964
Cyathidites sp. Couper 1953
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites spp. Potonie and Gelletich 1933
Biretisporites sp. Delcourt et al. 1963
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
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Deltoidospora spp. Miner 1935
Verrucosisporites
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Verrucosisporites spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
Lycopsida
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Leptolepidites sp. Couper 1953
Triplanosporites
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Marchantiopsida
 Sphaerocarpales -
Aequitriradites spp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Aequitriradites acusus Dettmann 1963
Aequitriradites spinulosus Cookson and Dettmann 1961
Bryopsida
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 Life -
Balmeiopsis limbatus
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Balmeiopsis limbatus Archangelsky 1977
Pinidae
 Cupressales - Pinidae