Regadera UFP 65, Catatumbo area, Colombia (Eocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (7.7° N, 72.6° W: paleocoordinates 5.2° N, 64.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Carbonera Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• 0 level is at the base of the Mirador Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; siliciclastic sediments

• Environments range from braided/chute channels to floodplain and overbank deposits.

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 29149: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 24.03.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Psilamonocolpites medius
Psilamonocolpites medius Van der Hammen 1954
Retisyncolporites angularis
Retisyncolporites angularis González-Guzmán 1967
Proxapertites operculatus
Proxapertites operculatus Van der Hammen 1956
Retistephanoporites angelicus
Retistephanoporites angelicus González-Guzmán 1967
? Retitrescolpites irregularis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
n. comb.
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
var. franciscoi
 Poales - Poaceae
Monoporopollenites annulatus Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
n. comb.
Laevigatosporites tibuensis Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
n. comb.
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites dorogensis Potonie and Gelletich 1933
 Polypodiales -
 Polygalales - Rosidae
Perisyncolporites pokornyi Germeraad et al. 1968
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Spirosyncolpites spiralis González-Guzmán 1967
 Ericales -
Lanagiopollis crassa Frederiksen 1988
 Proteales - Proteaceae
Echitriporites trianguliformis van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
var. orbicularis
 Fagales -
Nothofagidites sp. Potonié 1960
Foveotricolporites rugulatus Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001