Uribe UFP 83, Magdalena Valley, Colombia (Eocene of Colombia)

Where: Colombia (7.3° N, 73.3° W: paleocoordinates 4.8° N, 64.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: La Paz Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 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 29156: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 24.03.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Monocolpopollenites
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Monocolpopollenites ovatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Psilamonocolpites medius
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Psilamonocolpites medius Van der Hammen 1954
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Monocotyledoneae
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites franciscoi van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
var. franciscoi, var. reticulatus
 Arecales -
Longapertites proxapertitoides Van der Hammen and Garcia de Mutis 1966
var. reticuloides
Pteridopsida
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? Apiculatasporites cingulatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
Magnoliopsida
 Fabales - Fabaceae
Spirosyncolpites spiralis González-Guzmán 1967
 Malvales - Bombacaceae
Bombacacidites brevis Dueñas 1980
Bombacacidites psilatus n. sp. Jaramillo and Dilcher 2001
 Proteales - Proteaceae
Echitriporites trianguliformis van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
var. orbicularis
Chomotriletes
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Chomotriletes minor Pocock 1970
Tetracolporopollenites
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? Tetracolporopollenites sp. Pflug and Thomson 1953
Retistephanocolporites
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Retistephanocolporites festivus González-Guzmán 1967