SS 1269 (Eocene of Venezuela)

Where: Zulia, Venezuela (10.9° N, 72.4° W: paleocoordinates 8.4° N, 61.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Misoa Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 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 151779: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 11.10.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Retitricolpites amapaensis Regali et al. 1974
Psilamonocolpites medius
Psilamonocolpites medius Van der Hammen 1954
Proxapertites sp. Van der Hammen 1956
Proxapertites operculatus
Proxapertites operculatus Van der Hammen 1956
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
 Myrtales - Onagraceae
 Malvales - Bombacaceae
Bombacacidites sp. Couper 1960
 Proteales -
Echistephanoporites alfonsi
Echistephanoporites alfonsi Leidelmeyer 1966
Striatricolpites catatumbus González-Guzmán 1967