As Pontes coal seam package H (Oligocene of Spain)

Also known as As Pontes de García Rodríguez

Where: A Coruña, Spain (43.5° N, 7.8° W: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 10.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• "H" packet in Unit 1

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lignite

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: L. Cabrera, W. Jung, M. Kirchner, A. Sáez, and H. H. Schleich. 1994. Crocodilian and palaeobotanical findings from the Tertiary Lignites of the As Pontes Basin (Galicia, NW-Spain) (Crocodylia, Plantae). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 173:153-165 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154035: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 23.01.2014

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Reptilia
 Crocodylia -
Diplocynodon sp. Pomel 1847 crocodilian
Fragmentary left dentary, teeth and osteoderms (Colección de la Sección de Geologia, ENDESA, Mina de As Pontes-La Coruña [Spain]; casts deposited in the Instituto de Paleontología Dr. M. Crusafont/ E. Sabadell and in the Institute of Palaeontology, Bavarian State Collection [BSP Inv. Nr.1993 1 2])
Charophyceae
  - Zygnemataceae
Ovoidites spp. Krutzsch 1959
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Pinaceae
Pityosporites spp. Seward 1914
Monocotyledoneae
  -
Pteridopsida
  -
Dicotyledonae
 Euphorbiales - Dilleniidae
Tricolporopollenites cingulum
Tricolporopollenites cingulum fusus and possibly T. cingulum pusillus
Magnoliopsida
 Proteales -
Tetracolporopollenites
  -
Tetracolporopollenites sp. Pflug and Thomson 1953
Tricolpopollenites
  -
Cyperaceaepollis
  -
Cyperaceaepollis sp. Krutzsch 1970