Calvoerde Fm Remlingen 5 borehole depth 2038m 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; claystone and siltstone

• 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 27004: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Cindy Looy on 12.11.2002

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Taxonomic list

• approx. 250 specimens counted
unclassified
  -
Strotersporites communis
Wilson 1962 0.1-1%
Lueckisporites virkkiae
(Potonie and Klaus 1954) Ecke 1986 Bc 0.1-1%
Strotersporites richteri
(Klaus 1955) Van Der Laar 1980 0.1-1%
Lunatisporites acutes
(Leschik 1955) Scheuring 1970 0.1-1%
Lunatisporites pellucidus
(Goubin 1965) Helby in De Jersey 1972 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 4.1-10%
Lycopsida
  -
Kraeuselisporites apiculatus
Jansonius 1962 0.1-1%
  - Selaginellaceae
Densoisporites playfordii
(Balme 1963) Balme 1970 0.1-1%
Klausipollenites
  -
Klausipollenites decipiens
Jansonius 1962 1.1-4%
Klausipollenites schaubergeri
(Potonie and Klaus 1954) Jansonius 1962 1.1-4%
 Life -
Leiosphaeridia sp. Eisenack 1958 acritarcs
sp. B Ecke 1986 present
 Gymnospermophyta -
Vitreisporites signatus Leschik 1956
(Leschik 1955) Ecke 1986 1.1-4%