D.3006.2 (Cretaceous to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (63.9° S, 58.1° W: paleocoordinates 68.3° S, 49.8° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lewis Hill Member (Whisky Bay Formation), Middle Albian to Middle Albian (109.0 - 99.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified conglomerate

• D.3006.2 came from a poorly fossiliferous conglomerate-dominated sequence.

Size class: microfossils

• Other: Palynomorphs

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric,

Primary reference: M. E. Dettmann and M. R. A. Thomson. 1987. Cretaceous palynomorphs from the James Ross Island area, Antarctica - A pilot Study. British Antarctic Survey Bulletin (77)13-59 [C. Jaramillo/P. Santamarina/P. Santamarina]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 153430: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 16.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Fungi indet. Jahn and Jahn 1959
Hyphae and fruiting bodies
Chlorophyceae
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Botryococcus spp. Kutzing 1849
Phimopollenites
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Asteropollis asteroides
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Asteropollis asteroides Hedlund and Norris 1968
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Cyclusphaera radiata Archangelsky 1983
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis sp. Pflug 1953
Foveogleicheniidites confossus
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Microfoveolatosporis
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Pteridopsida
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Trilites spp. Erdtman and Couper 1947
Polypodiaceoisporites elegans Archangelsky and Gamerro 1966
Laevigatosporites ovatus Wilson and Webster 1946
Cyathidites "sp. A" Couper 1953
Cyathidites australis Couper 1953
 Schizaeales -
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites "sp. A" Potonie and Gelletich 1933
Biretisporites "sp. A" Delcourt et al. 1963
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Ornamentifera "sp. A" Bolkhovitina 1966
 Cyatheales -
 Polypodiales - Pteridaceae
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Lycopsida
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  - Selaginellaceae
Densoisporites velatus Dettmann 1963
Foraminisporis
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Bryopsida
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Stoverisporites microverrucatus
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Coptospora paradoxa
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Coptospora paradoxa Dettmann 1963
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Chloranthaceae
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Rousea georgensis Dettmann 1973
Tricolpites spp. PotoniƩ 1960
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites grandis Dettmann 1963
 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Ascodinium acrophorum Cookson and Eisenack 1960
Dinophyceae
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Spiniferites ramosus Lentin and Williams 1973
 Gonyaulacales - Ceratiaceae
Odontochitina operculata Deflandre and Cookson 1955
Pseudoceratium turneri Cookson and Eisenack 1958
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
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Balmeiopsis limbatus
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Balmeiopsis limbatus Archangelsky 1977