Bell Coal Bed (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Maceration 2255

Where: Crittendon Co. County, Kentucky (37.5° N, 88.0° W: paleocoordinates 8.7° S, 25.5° W)

When: Tradewater Formation, Middle Pennsylvanian (314.6 - 306.9 Ma)

• Lower Atokan

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coal

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: coalified

Primary reference: R. A. Peppers. 1996. Palynological Correlation of major Pennsylvanian (Middle and Upper Carboniferous) chronostratigraphic boundaries in the Illinois and other coal basins. Geological Society of America Memoir 188:1-111 [R. Plotnick/R. Plotnick]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 126929: authorized by Roy Plotnick, entered by Jennifer Bauer on 20.04.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Sphenopsida
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Pteridopsida
 Schizaeales -
Convolutispora sp. Hoffmeister et al. 1955
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Verrucosisporites
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Lycopsida
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  - Lycopodiaceae
Anapiculatisporites
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Cyclogranisporites
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Lophotriletes
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Raistrickia
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Punctatisporites
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Pustulatisporites
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