Stieglers Gorge (Permian to of Tanzania)

Also known as PGAP 12016

Where: Tanzania (7.8° S, 37.8° E: paleocoordinates 54.3° S, 19.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Sumbadgi Member (Hatambulo Formation), Wordian to Wordian (268.8 - 252.2 Ma)

• K5-6 of Songea Series local stage


Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Age assignment is from Langford, 1992

Primary reference: O. Hankel. 1987. Lithostratigraphic subdivision of the Karoo rocks of the Luwegu Basin (Tanzania) and their biostratigraphic classification based on microfloras, macrofloras, fossil woods and vertebrates. Geologische Rundschau 76:539-656 [A. Rees/A. Rees/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 30942: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 02.04.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• List from p. 547. Genus-level assignments and numbers of species are from the PGAP database. Species names are in the process of being entered.
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Schizoneura "sp. 1" Schimper and Mougeot 1844
Equisetites "sp. 1" Sternberg 1833
Phyllotheca "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
 Arberiales -
Glossopteris "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Glossopteris "sp. 2" Brongniart 1828
Glossopteris "sp. 3" Brongniart 1828
  - Sigillariaceae
Sigillaria "sp. 1" Brongniart 1822