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

Polypodiopsida
  - Polypodiaceae
Laevigatosporites tibuensis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
n. comb.
Lycopsida
  -
Retibrevitricolporites
  -
Retibrevitricolporites grandis n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Psilastephanocolporites
  -
Psilastephanocolporites brevicolpatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Monocolpopollenites
  -
Monocolpopollenites ovatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Equisetopsida
 Pinidae - Pinidae
Araucariacites sp. Cookson and Couper 1953
Magnoliopsida
  -
Horniella sp. Traverse 1955
Angiospermae
 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
Dicotyledoneae
 Ericales -
Tetracolporopollenites
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