Scania lower coal bed (Triassic of Sweden)

Where: Sweden (56.1° N, 12.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mine Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: delta plain; black, gray coal

• dark coloured coal bed

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, original carbon, original sporopollenin, original cellulose

Collection methods: quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. B. Lundblad. 1950. Studies in the Rhaeto-Liassic Floras of Sweden I (Pteridophyta, Pteridospermae, and Cycadophyta from the mining district of NW Scania). Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 1(8):1-82 [C. Looy/F. Verbruggen/F. Verbruggen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31177: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Frederike Verbruggen on 17.04.2003, edited by Cindy Looy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Nilssoniopteris sp. Nathorst 1909
sp. b
Pterophyllum compressum n. sp.
Lundblad 1950
Pinopsida
 Pinales -
Desmiophyllum cyclostomum n. sp.
Lundblad 1950
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetites sp. Sternberg 1833
sp. a
Equisetites sp. Sternberg 1833
sp. b
Ginkgoopsida
 Caytoniales - Caytoniaceae
Sagenopteris sp. Presl 1838
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia pterophylloides" = Nilsonia, "Nilssonia sp." = Nilsonia, "Nilssonia sp." = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia pterophylloides" = Nilsonia cycads
NATHORST
"Nilssonia sp." = Nilsonia Brongniart 1825 cycads
sp. a
"Nilssonia sp." = Nilsonia Brongniart 1825 cycads
sp. b
Pteridopsida
  -
Cladophlebis sp. Brongniart 1849
Dictyophyllum exile
(BRAUNS) NATHORST
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Neocalamites hoerensis
(SCHIMPER) HALLE
Clathropteris meniscioides
  -
Clathropteris meniscioides Brongniart 1828
BRONGNIART
Selaginellites
  -
Selaginellites hallei n. sp.
Lundblad 1950