D.3057.3 (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.1° S, 58.4° W: paleocoordinates 69.0° S, 53.3° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gustav Group, Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified, bioturbated, silty sandstone

Size class: microfossils

• Other: Palynomorphs

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: bulk, 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 153428: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 16.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Phimopollenites
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Nyssapollenites
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Nyssapollenites spp. Thiergart 1937
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
 Pinales -
Monocotyledoneae
 Liliales - Liliidae
Cycadopites
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Cycadopites nitidus de Jersey 1964
Foveogleicheniidites confossus
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Pteridopsida
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Trilites spp. Erdtman and Couper 1947
Polypodiaceoisporites elegans Archangelsky and Gamerro 1966
Laevigatosporites ovatus Wilson and Webster 1946
Cyathidites australis Couper 1953
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Ornamentifera "sp. A" Bolkhovitina 1966
 Cyatheales -
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Lycopsida
  - Selaginellaceae
  - Lycopodiaceae
Retitriletes austroclavatidites Döring et al. 1963
Foraminisporis
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Foraminisporis dailyi Dettmann 1963
Bryopsida
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Magnoliopsida
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cf. Tricolporites lillei Stover and Evans 1973
 Magnoliales - Chloranthaceae
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Tricolpites spp. Potonié 1960
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites grandis Dettmann 1963
 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Ascodinium ovale Cookson and Eisenack 1970
Dinophyceae
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Spiniferites ramosus Lentin and Williams 1973
 Gonyaulacales - Cladopyxiaceae
Microdinium ornatum Cookson and Eisenack 1960
 Gonyaulacales - Ceratiaceae
 Gonyaulacales -
 Gonyaulacales - Areoligeraceae
Cyclonephelium compactum Deflandre and Cookson 1955
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
Kiokansium polypes Below 1982
Heterosphaeridium heteracanthum Eisennack and Kjellström 1972
Oligosphaeridium complex Davey and Williams 1966
Coronifera striolata Stover and Evitt 1978
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Balmeiopsis limbatus
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Balmeiopsis limbatus Archangelsky 1977