Svalbard (Triassic to of Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

Where: Svalbard and Jan Mayen (78.0° N, 20.0° E: paleocoordinates 55.4° N, 6.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian to Carnian (237.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• "lad-karn" (p. 303), but "Late Triassic" (p. 303) and "Karnian-Norian" (p.51). Fig. 12 shows that there are 2 floral horizons - one Carnian, the other (?)Carnian - Norian (see also pp. 50, 51 for discussion and references [in Russian] to the more detailed studies)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• wood and palynomorphs have also been described by previous authors, but are not listed here (see p. 51 for references)

Primary reference: I. A. Dobruskina. 1994. Triassic Floras of Eurasia. Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Schriftenreihe der Erdwissenschaftlichen Kommissionen. H. Zapfe (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, New York. 10:1-422 [A. Rees/A. Rees/A. Rees]more details

PaleoDB collection 24875: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 21.08.2002

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Taxonomic list

• p. 303 - composite
unclassified
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Asterotheca
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Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Leuthardtiaceae
"Glossophyllum ? spetsbergense" = Arberophyllum, "Glossophyllum sp." = Arberophyllum
"Glossophyllum ? spetsbergense" = Arberophyllum
"Glossophyllum sp." = Arberophyllum Doweld 2000
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Ginkgoopsida
 Pentoxylales - Pentoxylaceae
Taeniopteris sp. Brongniart 1828
Pteridopsida
  -
 Gleicheniales - Dipteridaceae
  -
Dictyophyllum spp. Lindley and Hutton 1834
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Danaeopsis
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Clathropteris
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Clathropteris sp. Brongniart 1828