Bassin du Sénégal, Maastrichtien Supérieur (Cretaceous of Senegal)

Also known as Zone a Buliminides

Where: Dakar, Senegal (14.8° N, 17.1° W: paleocoordinates 9.5° N, 21.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous, calcareous lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Primary reference: S. Jardiné and H. Magloire. 1965. Palynologuie et stratigraphie du Crétacé des Bassin du Sénégal et Cote d'Ivoire. Mémoires du Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Miniéres 32:187-245 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137365: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 15.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Monocolpopollenites
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Monocolpopollenites "sp. 1" Pflug and Thomson 1953
Monocolpopollenites "sp. 2" Pflug and Thomson 1953
Monocolpopollenites sp. Pflug and Thomson 1953
Monocolpopollenites spheroidites Jardiné and Magloire 1965
 Anthophyta -
Aquilapollenites minimus Belsky et al. 1965
Monocots
 Poales - Poaceae
Graminidites "sp. 2" Potonie 1960
Dicotyledonae
 Haloragidales - Rosidae
Magnoliopsida
 Santalales - Loranthaceae
Syncolporites sp. Van der Hammen 1954
 Proteales -
Proteacidites "sp. 1" Cookson and Couper 1953
Proteacidites "sp. 2" Cookson and Couper 1953
Diporites
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