Basel (Triassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (47.5° N, 7.6° E: paleocoordinates 19.3° N, 14.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• "lad-karn" (p. 292), but "Schilfsandstein" (p. 292) and "Middle Keuper [palynological] assemblages have been described from the Schilfsandstein of canton Basel, Switzerland from the river Birs (from the same horizon as the megaflora" (p. 32). Also, " the Middle Keuper deposits (the Schilfsandstein…)". [Schilfsandstein = Carnian of Harland et al. (1989)]

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: macrofossils

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 24684: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Allister Rees on 15.08.2002

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Taxonomic list

• p. 292
unclassified
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Asterotheca
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Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Voltziopsida
 Voltziales - Voltziaceae
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Ginkgoopsida
 Pentoxylales - Pentoxylaceae
Taeniopteris sp. Brongniart 1828
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Carpolithes
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Pecopteris
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Sphenopteridae
  - Sphenopteridae
Rhacophyllum
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Danaeopsis
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Clathropteris
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Bernoullia
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