Finnmark core 7129/10-U-01 layer 65.51m (Permian to of Norway)

Where: Norway (71.2° N, 29.3° E: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 23.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Scutasporites sp. cf. S. unicus - Lunatisporites sp. Concurrent Range Zone zone, Kazanian to Kazanian (272.5 - 252.3 Ma)

• Similarities with Kapp Starostin Formation in Svalbard (Mangerud and Konieczny 1991,1993), with the Trold Foird Formation in the Sverdrup Basin (Utting, 1989; and similar to those assemblages recorded in the Tatarian stratotype in Russia (Koloda et al., 1992)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: glauconitic, pebbly, gray, cherty/siliceous shale and phosphorite

• phosphoritic bed and a layer of pebbly shale with clasts of chert, glauconite, greyish and brownish shale and black phosphorite with indications of erosion.

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, mechanical,

• All palynological slides are housed in the type collection of the Paleontological Museum of Oslo.

Primary reference: G. Mangerud. 1994. Palynostratigraphy of the Permian and lowermost Triassic succession, Finnmark Platform, Barents Sea. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 82:317-349 [C. Looy/F. Verbruggen/F. Verbruggen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31352: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Frederike Verbruggen on 08.05.2003

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Taxonomic list

Calamospora spp. Schopf et al.
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus spp. Biard 1963
Cycadopites spp. Wodehouse 1933
Polycingulatisporites spp. Simoncsics and Kedves 1961
Leiotriletes spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
Apiculatisporis spp. Potonié and Kremp 1956
Granulatisporites spp. Potonié and Kremp 1954
Verrucosisporites spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
  - Selaginellaceae
Neoraistrickia spp. Potonié 1956
Klausipollenites staplinii
 Life -
Micrhystridium spp. Naumova 1968 acritarcs
Veryhachium spp. Deunff 1954 acritarcs
 Gymnospermophyta -
Falcisporites spp. Leschik 1956
Alisporites spp. Daugherty 1941
 Cupressales - Pinidae
Punctatisporites spp. Potonié and Kremp 1954