Fremouw Formation Fremouw Peak Central Transantartic Mountains, Antartica (Triassic to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (84.0° S, 165.0° E: paleocoordinates 76.9° S, 81.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Fremouw Formation, Early/Lower Triassic to Early/Lower Triassic (252.2 - 237.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: sandstone and mudstone

• sandstones and mudstones, with minor amounts of shale, carbonaceous debris and silicified peat

•A variety of anatomically preserved plants are present in the silicified peat.

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: replaced with other

Collection methods: chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: M. J. Farabee, E. L. Taylor, and T.N. Taylor. 1990. Correlation of Permian and Triassic palynomorph assemblages from the central Transantartic Mountains, Antartica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 65:257-265 [C. Looy/W. Puijk/W. Puijk]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31341: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Wilma Puijk on 08.05.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Calamospora sp. Schopf et al.
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus sp. Biard 1963
Cycadopites nitidus de Jersey 1964
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
Dictyophyllidites mortonii Playford and Dettmann 1965
  - Selaginellaceae
Neoraistrickia sp. PotoniƩ 1956
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites sp. Daugherty 1941
Alisporites cf. australis De Jersey and Hamilton 1967
Aratrisporites spp. Leschik 1956
Lundbladispora sp. Balme 1963
Playfordiaspora cancellosa