Buckley Formation Mount Achernar, Central Transantartic Mountains, Antartica (Permian of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (84.0° S, 162.0° E: paleocoordinates 88.5° S, 125.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Buckly Formation, Permian (298.9 - 252.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coal and siltstone

• Thermal alternation cuased by Jurassic volcanism

• Coal, shaley coal, silicified peat and siltsones

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: replaced with other

Collection methods: chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: M. J. Farabee, E. L. Taylor, and T.N. Taylor. 1990. Correlation of Permian and Triassic palynomorph assemblages from the central Transantartic Mountains, Antartica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 65:257-265 [C. Looy/W. Puijk/W. Puijk]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31340: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Wilma Puijk on 08.05.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Sphenopsida
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Calamospora sp. Schopf et al.
Cycadopites
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Cycadopites cf. follicularis Wilson and Webster 1946
Pteridopsida
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Acanthotriletes
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Acanthotriletes sp. PotoniƩ and Kremp 1954
Lophotriletes
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Striatopodocarpites
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 Gymnospermophyta -
Retusotriletes
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