KW-1 Well, 2580-2585 m depth (Cretaceous to of South Sudan)

Where: South Sudan (9.3° N, 29.1° E: paleocoordinates 6.1° S, 22.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Zarga-Ghazal Formation (Darfur Group), Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric

Primary reference: J. M. Cole, O. Babiker Abdelrahim, A. W. Hunter, E. Schrank, and M. S. Bin Ismael. 2017. Late Cretaceous spore-pollen zonation of the Central African Rift System (CARS), Kaikang Trough, Muglad Basin, South Sudan: angiosperm spread and links to the Elaterates Province. Palynology 41:547-578 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199956: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ascomycota - Microthyriaceae
Callimothallus sp. Dilcher 1965
Botryococcus sp. Kutzing 1849
Monocolpopollenites spheroidites Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Cyathidites minor Couper 1953
Monocolpites marginatus
Monocolpites marginatus Van der Hammen 1954