Canadon Asfalto (Jurassic to of Argentina)

Also known as PGAP 20

Where: Chubut, Argentina (43.5° S, 69.1° W: paleocoordinates 40.5° S, 29.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Canadon Asfalto Formation, Callovian to Callovian (166.1 - 157.3 Ma)


Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P.N. Stipanicic and M.I.R. Bonetti. 1970. Posiciones estratigraficas y edades de las principales floras jurasicas argentinas. II. Floras doggerianas y malmicas. Ameghiniana 7(2):101-118 [A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 29381: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 02.04.2003

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Taxonomic list

• Genus-level assignments and numbers of species are from the PGAP database. Species names are in the process of being entered.
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetites "sp. 1" Sternberg 1833
Cladophlebis "sp. 1" Brongniart 1849
  - Sphenopteridae
Sphenopteris "sp. 1" Sternberg 1825
Sphenopteris "sp. 2" Sternberg 1825