KW-1 Well, 2590-2600 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 199957: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Botryococcus sp. Kutzing 1849
Monocolpopollenites spheroidites Jardiné and Magloire 1965
 Salviniales - Salviniaceae
Ariadnaesporites sp. Potonié 1956
Retitricolporites sp. Van der Hammen and Wymstra 1964
 Santalales - Loranthaceae
Syncolporites sp. Van der Hammen 1954
Syncolporites marginatus van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
 Proteales -
Proteacidites sigalii Boltenhagen 1978
Periretisyncolpites giganteus Kieser and Jan du Chene 1979
Gemmatriletes sp. Pierce 1961