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

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

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