Mount Islamdag, Western Slope (Oligocene of Azerbaijan)

Where: Azerbaijan (40.5° N, 49.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.1° N, 47.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: a1;1-4 Member, Chattian (28.1 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; brown claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. V. Popov, E. K. Sychevskaya, M. A. Akhmet'ev, N. I. Zaporohets, and L. A. Golovina. 2008. Stratigraphy of the Maikop Group and Pteropoda Beds in Northern Azerbaijan. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation 16(6):664-677 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 116637: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 10.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Prasinophytae
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Crassosphaera sp. Cookson and Manum 1960
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus sp. Lheritier and Persoon 1807
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pinus sp. Linnaeus 1753 pine
Picea sp. Link 1827 spruce
 Pinales - Taxodiaceae
Taxodiaceae indet. Saporta 1865
Taxodium sp. Richard 1810
Glyptostrobus sp. Endlicher 1847 Chinese swamp cypress
Sequoia sp. Endlicher 1847 coast redwood
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedra sp. Linnaeus jointfir
Pteridopsida
  - Polypodiaceae
Polypodiaceae sp. Berchtold and Presl
Dicotyledonae
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
Moraceae indet. Link 1835
Ulmaceae indet. de Mirbel 1815
Ulmus spp. Linnaeus 1753 elm
 Euphorbiales - Dilleniidae
Tricolporopollenites sp. Thomson and Pflug 1953
 Theales - Dilleniidae
Ilex sp. Linnaeus
 Scrophulariales - Asteridae
Oleaceae indet. von Hoffmannsegg and Link 1809
 Myrtiflorae - Nyssaceae
Nyssa sp. Linnaeus
 Juglandales - Hamamelidae
Myricaceae indet. Martinov 1817
Comptonia sp. L'Héritier de Brutelle 1789
Juglandaceae indet. Perleb 1818
Carya sp. Nuttall 1818 hickory
Juglans sp. Linnaeus 1753 walnut
Magnoliopsida
 Saxifragales - Hamamelidaceae
Liquidambar sp. Linnaeus 1753 sweetgum
 Malvales - Tiliaceae
Tilia sp. Linnaeus 1753 linden
 Sapindales - Aceraceae
Acer sp. Linnaeus 1753 maple
 Caryophyllales - Chenopodiaceae
 Fagales - Betulaceae
Betula sp. Linnaeus 1753 birch
Carpinus sp. Linnaeus 1753 hornbeam
Corylus sp. Linnaeus birch
Alnus sp. Miller 1768 alder
 Fagales - Fagaceae
Fagaceae indet. Dumortier 1829
Quercus sp. Linnaeus 1753
 Life -
Cymatiosphaera sp. Wetzel and Deflandre 1954 acritarcs
Leiosphaeridia sp. Eisenack 1958 acritarcs
Pterospermella
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 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Palaeocystodinium sp. Alberti 1961
Deflandrea spinulosa
forma majcopica
Dinophyceae
 Gonyaulacales -
 Gonyaulacales - Areoligeraceae
Glaphyrocysta sp. Stover and Evitt 1978
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
Cribroperidinium sp. Neale and Sarjeant 1962
Cordosphaeridium sp. Eisenack 1963
Hystrichokolpoma sp. Klumpp 1953
cf. Systematophora sp. Klement 1960
Thalassiphora sp. Eisenack and Gocht 1960
Impagidinium sp. Stover and Evitt 1978
  - Protoperidiniaceae
Phelodinium sp. Stover and Evitt 1978
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Apteodinium sp. Eisenack 1958
Lejeunecysta
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Lejeunecysta sp. Artzner and Dorhofer 1978
Lingulodinium
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