Finnmark core 7128/12-U-01 layer 116.49m (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)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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 31380: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Frederike Verbruggen on 09.05.2003

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Taxonomic list

Calamospora spp. Schopf et al.
Leiotriletes sp. A Potonie and Kremp 1954
Leiotriletes spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
Apiculatisporis spp. Potonié and Kremp 1956
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
Dictyophyllidites mortonii Playford and Dettmann 1965
Verrucosisporites spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
Klausipollenites spp. Jansonius 1962
Klausipollenites staplinii
 Life -
Micrhystridium spp. Naumova 1968 acritarcs
Veryhachium spp. Deunff 1954 acritarcs
 Gymnospermophyta -
Pilasporites spp. Balme 1956
Punctatosporites spp. Ibrahim 1933
 Cupressales - Pinidae
Punctatisporites spp. Potonié and Kremp 1954