Quebrada Chiquero flora ( of Venezuela)

Where: Anzoategui, Venezuela (8.5° N, 63.8° W: paleocoordinates 6.7° N, 57.4° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tertiary (66.0 - 2.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; claystone

• buff, stratified, rather pure clay

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1939. Fossil plants from the state of Anzoategui, Venezuela. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology 13:137-155 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31247: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 25.04.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Magnoliales - Lauraceae
 Fabales - Leguminosae
 Myrtales - Myrtaceae
 Malpighiales - Calophyllaceae
 Sapindales - Meliaceae