D.3035.1 (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (63.9° S, 58.1° W: paleocoordinates 67.3° S, 49.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bibby Point Member (Whisky Bay Formation), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified, pebbly, green 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 153429: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 16.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Fungi indet. Jahn and Jahn 1959
Hyphae and fruiting bodies
Chlorophyceae
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Botryococcus spp. Kutzing 1849
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
 Pinales -
Pteridopsida
  -
Trilites spp. Erdtman and Couper 1947
Polypodiaceoisporites elegans Archangelsky and Gamerro 1966
Cyathidites "sp. A" Couper 1953
Cyathidites australis Couper 1953
Cyathidites asper Dettmann 1963
 Salviniales - Marsileaceae
 Schizaeales -
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Klukisporites scaberis Dettmann 1963
Biretisporites "sp. A" Delcourt et al. 1963
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Ornamentifera "sp. A" Bolkhovitina 1966
 Cyatheales -
 Polypodiales - Pteridaceae
  -
Ischyosporites punctatus Cookson and Dettmann 1958
Osmundacidites spp. Couper 1953
Lycopsida
  -
  - Selaginellaceae
Densoisporites velatus Dettmann 1963
Neoraistrickia truncata Potonié 1956
Ceratosporites equalis Cookson and Dettmann 1958
  - Lycopodiaceae
Bryopsida
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Rogalskaisporites cicatricosus
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Rogalskaisporites cicatricosus Danze-Corsin and Laveine 1963
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Chloranthaceae
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites similis Dettmann 1963
Alisporites grandis Dettmann 1963
Balmeiopsis limbatus
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Balmeiopsis limbatus Archangelsky 1977