Uribe UFP 79, Magdalena Valley, Colombia (Eocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (7.3° N, 73.3° W: paleocoordinates 4.9° N, 62.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: La Paz Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• 0 level is at the base of the La Paz Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-deltaic; sandstone

• Environments range from braided/chute bed-load channels to suspended-load channels.

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 29153: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 24.03.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Monocolpopollenites ovatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
var. franciscoi
Echinatisporis brevispinosus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Baculamonocolpites hammenii n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Spirosyncolpites spiralis González-Guzmán 1967
Chomotriletes minor Pocock 1970