Whisky Bay, James Ross B7 (Cretaceous to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (63.8° S, 58.1° W: paleocoordinates 67.1° S, 56.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Whisky Bay Formation (Gustav Group), Late/Upper Turonian to Late/Upper Turonian (93.5 - 85.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siltstone and lithified sandstone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: Los preparados se encuentran depositados en la palinoteca del Centro de Investigaciones en Recursos Geológicos bajo la sigla CIRGEO Palin y los números de catálogo 1053 a 1124.

Primary reference: V. D. Barreda, S. Palamarczuk, and F. Medina. 1999. Palinología de la Formación Hidden Lake (Coniaciano-Santoniano), Isla James Ross, Antártida. Revista Española de Micropaleontología (31)53-72 [C. Jaramillo/C. Jaramillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 169326: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Carlos Jaramillo on 19.05.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Dryadopollis
  -
Dryadopollis "sp.1" Srivastava 1977
Phimopollenites
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Cupuliferoidaepollenites
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Cupuliferoidaepollenites sp. Potonié et al. 1950
Nyssapollenites
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Nyssapollenites spp. Thiergart 1937
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis spp. Pflug 1953
 Pinales -
Pteridopsida
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Clavifera triplex Bolkhovitina 1966
 Cyatheales -
 Polypodiales - Pteridaceae
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Lycopsida
  - Selaginellaceae
Magnoliopsida
 Proteales -
Proteacidites "sp.1" Cookson and Couper 1953
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites similis Dettmann 1963
 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Dinophyceae
  -
Spiniferites ramosus Lentin and Williams 1973
S. ramosus cf. gracilis
 Gonyaulacales -
Dapsilidinium laminaspinosum Davey and Williams 1966
 Gonyaulacales - Ceratiaceae
Odontochitina cf. operculata Deflandre and Cookson 1955
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
Heterosphaeridium heteracanthum Eisennack and Kjellström 1972
Impagidinium spp. Stover and Evitt 1978
Conosphaeridium
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Operculodinium
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