Paracas Peninsula: Plant Macrofossils and Palynomorphs (Carboniferous of Peru)

Where: Peru (13.0° S, 76.0° W: paleocoordinates 41.3° S, 65.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Ambo Group, Visean (346.7 - 330.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Collection methods: The accompanying list of taxa was complied for a paper synthesizing extant knowledge on a Pre-Glacial Carboniferous Floral Belt in Gondwana.

Primary reference: R. Iannuzzi and H. W. Pfefferkorn. 2002. A Pre-Glacial, Warm-Temperate Floral Belt in Gondwana (Late Visean, Early Carboniferous). Palaios 17:571-590 [H. Pfefferkorn/E. Childs/E. Childs]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34126: authorized by Hermann Pfefferkorn, entered by Emily Childs on 19.08.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• The authors whose publications contributed taxa to the list are: Fuchs (1900); Steinmann (1929); Berry (1922a, b); Seward (1922); Gothan (1928); Read (1938); Jongmans (1954); Doubinger and Alvarez (1980); Alleman and Pfefferkorn (1988); Erwin et al. (1994); Iannuzzi et al. (1998) and Iannuzzi and Pfefferkorn (2002).
unclassified
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Anapiculatisporites
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Endosporites
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Endosporites sp. Wilson and Coe
Sphenopsida
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Acanthotriletes
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Acanthotriletes sp. Potonié and Kremp 1954
Psilophytopsida
 Psilophytales -
Paulophyton sp. Dolianiti 1954
Diplothmema
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Diplothmema gothanica Iannuzzi and Pfefferkorn 2002
Punctatisporites
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Punctatisporites sp. Potonié and Kremp 1954
Raistrickia
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Neuropteridae
  - Neuropteridae
Lepidocarpopsida
 Jurinodendrales - Jurinodendraceae
Peltaspermopsida
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Aneimites sp. Dawson 1860
Densosporites
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Indotriradites
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Pteridopsida
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Granulatisporites sp. Potonié and Kremp 1954
 Filicales -
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Sphenopteridium
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Tomiodendron peruvianum
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