SS 1317 (Paleocene of Venezuela)

Where: Zulia, Venezuela (10.9° N, 72.4° W: paleocoordinates 8.3° N, 59.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Mirador Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric,

Primary reference: V. Rull. 1999. Palaeofloristic and palaeovegetational changes across the Paleocene/Eocene boundary in northern South America. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 107:83-95 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 151742: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 11.10.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Foveotricolpites perforatus Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis 1966
Psilamonocolpites medius
Psilamonocolpites medius Van der Hammen 1954
Proxapertites operculatus
Proxapertites operculatus Van der Hammen 1956
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites vanegensis Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis 1966 jointfir
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
 Arecales -
Concavisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
  - Polypodiaceae
"Verrucatosporites speciosus" = Polypodiidites speciosus
"Verrucatosporites speciosus" = Polypodiidites speciosus Archangelsky 1972
 Myrtales - Onagraceae
 Malvales - Bombacaceae
Bombacacidites annae Germeraad 1968
 Santalales - Loranthaceae
Syncolporites lisamae Van der Hammen 1954
 Proteales -
Striatricolpites catatumbus González-Guzmán 1967