SS 1287 (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 151764: 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 sp. Van der Hammen 1956
Proxapertites operculatus
Proxapertites operculatus Van der Hammen 1956
Proxapertites cursus van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1966
Retitricolporites irregularis
"Retitricolporites irregularis" = Retitrescolpites irregularis
"Retitricolporites irregularis" = Retitrescolpites irregularis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
  - Polypodiaceae
"Verrucatosporites speciosus" = Polypodiidites speciosus
"Verrucatosporites speciosus" = Polypodiidites speciosus Archangelsky 1972
 Lycopodiales -
Perimonoletes sp. Krutzsch 1967
 Myrtales - Onagraceae
 Malvales - Bombacaceae
Bombacacidites annae Germeraad 1968
 Proteales -
 Proteales - Proteaceae
Echitriporites trianguliformis van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
Striatricolpites catatumbus González-Guzmán 1967