Kumo-6 Borehole, Turonian (Cretaceous of Nigeria)

Where: Gambe, Nigeria (10.0° N, 11.2° E: paleocoordinates 5.1° S, 3.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Pinodiga Formation, Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous shale

• Shale

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts

Collection methods: chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric, sieve

Primary reference: O. Lawal and M. Moullade. 1986. Palynological biostratigraphy of Cretaceous sediments in the Upper Benue basin, NE. Nigeria. Revue de Micropaleontologie 29(1):61-83 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144201: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 02.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites ambiguus Hedlund 1966 jointfir
Monosulcites "sp. 1" Cookson and Couper 1953
 Nepenthales - Dilleniidae
Droseridites senonicus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
 Euphorbiales - Dilleniidae
Tricolporopollenites "sp. S. 152" Thomson and Pflug 1953
Tricolporopollenites "sp. S.Cl. 428" Thomson and Pflug 1953
Triorites africaensis Jardiné and Magloire 1965
 Magnoliales - Trimeniaceae
 Buxales - Didymelaceae
Tricolpites microstriatus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Tricolpites gigantoreticulatus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Tricolpites giganteus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
 Gymnospermophyta -
Galeacornea clavis Stover 1963 elaterate