Monte San Giorgio, coll. Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale, Lugano (Triassic of Switzerland)

Where: Switzerland (45.9° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 8.0° N, 20.6° E)

When: Meride Limestone Formation, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)


Primary reference: R. Stockar and E. Kustatscher. 2010. The Ladinian flora from the Cassina Beds (Meride Limestone, Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland): Preliminary results. Rivista Italiana die Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 116(2):173-188 [E. Kustatscher/K. Bauer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 154420: authorized by Evelyn Kustatscher, entered by Kathleen Bauer on 20.02.2014

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Taxonomic list

 Peltaspermales - Umkomasiaceae
 Cordaitales -
? Pelourdea vogesiaca Schimper and Mougeot 1917
 Coniferales - Podocarpaceae
Elatocladus cassinae Stockar and Kustatscher 2010 podocarp
 Cycadales -
? Taeniopteris sp. Brongniart 1828 cycads
 Voltziales - Voltziaceae
Voltzia sp. Brongniart 1828