Calvoerde Fm Remlingen 5 borehole depth 2048m Remlingen (Permian of Germany)

Where: Germany (52.1° N, 10.7° E: paleocoordinates 16.3° N, 23.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Graubank Member (Calvoerde Formation), Buntsandstein (265.0 - 252.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; siltstone and mudstone

• Thick clay- and silt sequence - In German: maechtige Ton- und Schluffsteinabfolge

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: H. H. Ecke. 1986. Palynologie des Zechsteins und Unteren Buntsandsteins im Germanischen Becken. Dissertation Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 1-117 [C. Looy/C. Looy/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 27001: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Cindy Looy on 12.11.2002

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Taxonomic list

• approx. 250 specimens counted
unclassified
  -
Scheuringipollenites ovatus
(Balme and Hennely 1955) Foster 1975 0.1-1%
Lunatisporites acutes
(Leschik 1955) Scheuring 1970 0.1-1%
Syndesmorion paulli
Ecke 1986 present
Microsporonites cacheutensis
Jain 1968 present
Chlorophyceae
  -
Botryococcus sp. Kutzing 1849
Kuetzing 1849 present
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus papilionis
Potonie and Klaus 1954 0.1-1%
Cycadopites
  -
Cycadopites follicularis Wilson and Webster 1946
Wilson and Webster 1946 0.1-1%
Lycopsida
  -
Kraeuselisporites apiculatus
Jansonius 1962 0.1-1%
Klausipollenites
  -
Klausipollenites schaubergeri
(Potonie and Klaus 1954) Jansonius 1962 0.1-1%
 Life -
Leiosphaeridia sp. Eisenack 1958 acritarcs
sp. A and B Ecke 1986 present
 Gymnospermophyta -
Vitreisporites signatus Leschik 1956
(Leschik 1955) Ecke 1986 0.1-1%