Falla Formation Mount Falla Central Transantartic Mountains, Antartica (Triassic of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (84.0° S, 165.0° E: paleocoordinates 61.6° S, 46.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Fremouw Formation, Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coal and peat

• Coal, shaley coal, silicified peat and siltsones

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original cellulose, 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 31342: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Wilma Puijk on 08.05.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Sphenopsida
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Entylissa
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Cycadopites
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Cycadopites spp. Wodehouse 1933
Polycingulatisporites
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Polycingulatisporites crenulatus Playford and Dettmann 1965
Pteridopsida
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 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
Dictyophyllidites mortonii Playford and Dettmann 1965
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Verrucosisporites
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Lycopsida
  - Selaginellaceae
Neoraistrickia taylorii Playford and Dettmann 1965
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Converrucosisporites
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Acanthotriletes
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Bryopsida
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 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites australis De Jersey and Hamilton 1967
Playfordiaspora cancellosa
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Punctatisporites
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