115/2, near Newport, Gwent, South Wales (Devonian of the United Kingdom)

Where: Wales, United Kingdom (51.0° N, 2.0° W: paleocoordinates 26.5° S, 7.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: micrornatus-newportensis zone, St. Maughan's Group, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• 6.1 m from the surface

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified, green siltstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Preservation: adpression, coalified, original carbon, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical,

Primary reference: C. H. Wellman, K. Habgood, G. Jenkins and J. B. Richardson. 2000. A new plant assemblage (microfossil and megafossil) from the Lower Old Red Sandstone of the Anglo-Welsh Basin: its implications for the palaeoecology of early terrestrial ecosystems. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 109:161-196 [P. Gensel/M. Kotyk]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 10997: authorized by Pat Gensel, entered by Michele Kotyk on 09.07.2001

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Synorisporites sp.
found in spore mass type 1
Cymbohilates disponerous
found in spore mass type 2
Cymbohilates variabilis
var. parvidecus
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
bifurcating sporangium
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
spore mass type 1: included spores of Synorisporites type.
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
spore mass type 2: included spores of Cymbohilates disponerous
Plantae indet. Haeckel 1866
tetrads of trilete spores
 Psilophytales -
Hostinella sp. Barrande 1882
listed as sterile axes of various widths, sinuosity