D.3862.3 (Cretaceous to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (63.5° S, 56.2° W: paleocoordinates 68.0° S, 48.5° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gustav Group, Albian to Albian (113.0 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified, green mudstone

Size class: microfossils

• Other: Palynomorphs

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric,

Primary reference: M. E. Dettmann and M. R. A. Thomson. 1987. Cretaceous palynomorphs from the James Ross Island area, Antarctica - A pilot Study. British Antarctic Survey Bulletin (77)13-59 [C. Jaramillo/P. Santamarina/P. Santamarina]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 153422: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 16.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Fungi indet. Jahn and Jahn 1959
Hyphae and fruiting bodies
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Trilites spp. Erdtman and Couper 1947
Cyathidites australis Couper 1953
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites grandis Dettmann 1963
 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Ascodinium acrophorum Cookson and Eisenack 1960
 Gonyaulacales - Ceratiaceae
Odontochitina costata Alberti 1961
Diconodinium cf. pelliferum Eisenack and Cookson 1960
Horologinella apiculata
Horologinella apiculata Cookson and Eisenack 1962