Pinalerita UFP 27, Llanos foothills, Colombia (Eocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (4.9° N, 73.0° W: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 61.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Arcillas de el Limbo Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; sandstone

• Environments range from bed-load channels to bay-head estuarine deltas. Very close to the sequence boundary.

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: bulk, chemical,

Primary reference: C. A. Jaramillo and D. L. Dilcher. 2001. Middle Paleogene palynology of Central Colombia, South America: A study of pollen and spores from tropical latitudes. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 258(4-6):87-213 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/C. Jaramillo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28772: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 24.02.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Monocolpopollenites
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Monocolpopollenites ovatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Monocotyledoneae
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
var. franciscoi
 Arecales -
Longapertites proxapertitoides Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis 1966
var. proxapertitoides and var. reticuloides
Arecipites regio Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
n. comb.
Pteridopsida
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Ischyosporites problematicus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Magnoliopsida
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Siltaria mariposa Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
n. comb.
Scabrastephanocolpites sp. Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis 1966
 Gentianales - Apocynaceae
Cricotriporites guianensis Leidelmeyer 1966
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Horniella sp. Traverse 1955
Verrustephanocolpites
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