Ross Sea area (Triassic of Antarctica)

Also known as PGAP 2291

Where: Antarctica (80.0° S, 173.0° E: paleocoordinates 74.1° S, 99.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Triassic (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology:

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M.N. Bose, E. L. Taylor, and T.N. Taylor. 1990. Gondwana Floras of India and Antarctica - a Survey and Reappraisal. Antarctic Paleobiology, Its Role in the Reconstruction of Gondwana 118-148 [A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 29349: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 02.04.2003

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Taxonomic list

• List from p. 130,131. Genus-level assignments and numbers of species are from the PGAP database. Species names are in the process of being entered.
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Zamites "sp. 1" Brongniart 1828
Zamites "sp. 2" Brongniart 1828
Zamites "sp. 3" Brongniart 1828
Williamsonia "sp. 1" Carruthers 1870
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Umkomasiaceae
Dicroidium "sp. 1" Gothan 1912
Dicroidium "sp. 2" Gothan 1912
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales -
Schizoneura "sp. 1" Schimper and Mougeot 1844
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia "sp. 1"" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia "sp. 1"" = Nilsonia Brongniart 1825 cycads
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae