SS 1251 (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 151796: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 11.10.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Retitricolpites
  -
Retitricolpites amapaensis Regali et al. 1974
Psilamonocolpites medius
  -
Psilamonocolpites medius Van der Hammen 1954
Proxapertites
  -
Proxapertites sp. Van der Hammen 1956
Proxapertites operculatus
  -
Proxapertites operculatus Van der Hammen 1956
Proxapertites
  -
Proxapertites cursus van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1966
Retitricolporites irregularis
  -
"Retitricolporites irregularis" = Retitrescolpites irregularis
"Retitricolporites irregularis" = Retitrescolpites irregularis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites sp. Bolkhovitina and Potonié 1958 jointfir
Monocotyledoneae
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
 Arecales -
Pteridopsida
  - Polypodiaceae
"Verrucatosporites speciosus" = Polypodiidites speciosus
"Verrucatosporites speciosus" = Polypodiidites speciosus Archangelsky 1972
  -
Magnoliopsida
  -
Gemmamonocolpites sp. Van der Hammen and Garcia 1966
 Myrtales - Onagraceae
 Proteales -
Echistephanoporites alfonsi
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Echistephanoporites alfonsi Leidelmeyer 1966
Striatricolpites
  -
Striatricolpites catatumbus González-Guzmán 1967