Esk Beds (Triassic of Australia)

Also known as PGAP 2387

Where: Queensland, Australia (27.2° S, 152.5° E: paleocoordinates 55.8° S, 136.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Triassic (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J.C.E. Flint and R. E. Gould. 1975. A note on the fossil megafloras of the Nymboida and Red Cliff Coal Measures, Southern Clarence-Moreton Basin, NSW. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 108:70-74 [A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 29421: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 02.04.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Genus-level assignments and numbers of species are from the PGAP database. Species names are in the process of being entered.
unclassified
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Asterotheca
  -
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Pterophyllum "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Lepidopteris "sp. 1" Schimper 1869
 Peltaspermales - Umkomasiaceae
Dicroidium "sp. 1" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 2" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 3" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 4" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 5" Gothan 1912
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Rissikia "sp. 1" Townrow 1967
Ginkgoopsida
 Ginkgoales -
Ginkgoites "sp. 1" Seward 1919
Ginkgoites "sp. 2" Seward 1919
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
Ginkgo "sp. 1" Linnaeus 1771 ginkgo
 Pentoxylales - Pentoxylaceae
Taeniopteris "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Taeniopteris "sp. 2" Brongniart 1828
 Czekanowskiales -
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia "sp. 1"" = Nilsonia, Pseudoctenis "sp. 1"
"Nilssonia "sp. 1"" = Nilsonia Brongniart 1825 cycads
Pseudoctenis "sp. 1" Seward 1911 cycads
Pteridopsida
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Cladophlebis "sp. 1" Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis "sp. 2" Brongniart 1849
Cladophlebis "sp. 3" Brongniart 1849
Dictyophyllum "sp. 1" Lindley and Hutton 1834