Finnmark core 7128/12-U-01 layer 119.09m (Permian to of Norway)

Where: Norway (71.2° N, 28.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 23.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scutasporites sp. cf. S. unicus - Lunatisporites sp. Concurrent Range Zone zone, Kazanian to Kazanian (272.5 - 252.3 Ma)

• Similar to the assemblages of the Kapp Starostin Formation on Svalbard (Mangerud and Konieczny 1991, 1993) and those from Trold Fiord Formation in Sverdrup Basin (Utting, 1989) and to those recorded in the Tatarian stratotype in Russia (Koloda et al., 1992)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: glauconitic, pebbly, gray, cherty/siliceous shale

• pebbly shale with clasts of chert, glauconite, greyish and brownish shale present

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, mechanical,

• All palynological slides are housed in the type collection of the Paleontological Museum of Oslo.

Primary reference: G. Mangerud. 1994. Palynostratigraphy of the Permian and lowermost Triassic succession, Finnmark Platform, Barents Sea. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 82:317-349 [C. Looy/F. Verbruggen/F. Verbruggen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31377: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Frederike Verbruggen on 09.05.2003

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Taxonomic list

Calamospora spp. Schopf et al.
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus spp. Biard 1963
Leiotriletes sp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
sp. A
Leiotriletes spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
Dictyophyllidites mortonii Playford and Dettmann 1965
Granulatisporites spp. PotoniƩ and Kremp 1954
Baculatisporites spp. Thomson and Pflug 1953
  - Selaginellaceae
Neoraistrickia spp. PotoniƩ 1956
Klausipollenites staplinii
 Life -
Micrhystridium spp. Naumova 1968 acritarcs
Veryhachium spp. Deunff 1954 acritarcs
 Gymnospermophyta -
Punctatosporites spp. Ibrahim 1933
 Cupressales - Pinidae