Pinalerita UFP 35, Llanos foothills, Colombia (Eocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (4.9° N, 73.0° W: paleocoordinates 2.4° N, 64.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Areniscas de el Limbo Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; siliciclastic sediments

• Environments range from bed-load channels to bay-head estuarine deltas.

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: bulk, chemical,

Primary reference: C. A. Jaramillo and D. L. Dilcher. 2001. Middle Paleogene palynology of Central Colombia, South America: A study of pollen and spores from tropical latitudes. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 258(4-6):87-213 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/C. Jaramillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28776: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 24.02.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

  - Polypodiaceae
Laevigatosporites tibuensis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
n. comb.
Retibrevitricolporites grandis n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Psilastephanocolporites brevicolpatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Monocolpopollenites ovatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
 Pinidae - Pinidae
Araucariacites sp. Cookson and Couper 1953
Horniella sp. Traverse 1955
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Spirosyncolpites spiralis González-Guzmán 1967 legume
 Mesangiosperms - Arecaceae
Spinizonocolpites grandis n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001 palm
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964 palm
var. franciscoi and var. pachyexinatus
 Gunnerales -
Tricolpites sp. Couper 1953
 Ericales -