Finnmark core 7128/12-U-01 layer 119.13m (Permian to of Norway)

Where: Norway (71.2° N, 28.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.6° N, 23.6° 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)

• Similar to the assemblages of the Kapp Starostin Formation on Svalbard (Mangerud and Konieczny 1991, 1993) and those from Trold Fiord Formation in Sverdrup Basin (Utting, 1989) and to those recorded in the Tatarian stratotype in Russia (Koloda et al., 1992)

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

• pebbly shale with clasts of chert, glauconite, greyish and brownish shale present

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 31376: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Frederike Verbruggen on 09.05.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Sphenopsida
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Calamospora spp. Schopf et al.
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Platysaccus spp. Biard 1963
Cycadopites
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Cycadopites spp. Wodehouse 1933
Pteridopsida
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Leiotriletes sp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
sp. A
Leiotriletes spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
Apiculatisporis spp. Potonié and Kremp 1956
 Schizaeales -
Convolutispora spp. Hoffmeister et al. 1955
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
Dictyophyllidites mortonii Playford and Dettmann 1965
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Granulatisporites spp. Potonié and Kremp 1954
Baculatisporites spp. Thomson and Pflug 1953
Lycopsida
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  - Selaginellaceae
Neoraistrickia spp. Potonié 1956
Klausipollenites staplinii
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 Life -
Micrhystridium spp. Naumova 1968 acritarcs
Veryhachium spp. Deunff 1954 acritarcs
Lophotriletes
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Lophotriletes spp. Potonié and Kremp 1954
Striatopodocarpites
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 Gymnospermophyta -
Punctatosporites
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Punctatosporites spp. Ibrahim 1933