Cyrenaica Shelf (Cretaceous to of Libya)

Where: Cyrenaica, Libya (27.4° N, 16.9° E: paleocoordinates 8.3° N, 13.4° E)

When: Aptian to Aptian (125.0 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: chemical, sieve

Primary reference: D. J. Batten and P. J. Uwins. 1985. Early-Late Cretaceous (Aptian-Cenomanian) Palynomorphs. Journal of Micropalaeontology 4:151-167 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142508: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 12.04.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Tricolporoidites
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Tricolporoidites sp. Pacltova 1971
Foveotricolpites
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Balmeisporites sp. Cookson and Dettmann 1958
Balmeisporites holodictyus Cookson and Dettmann 1958
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis sp. Pflug 1953
 Pinales -
"Tsugaepollenites dampieri" = Callialasporites dampieri
"Tsugaepollenites dampieri" = Callialasporites dampieri Dev 1961
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites "sp. 1" Bolkhovitina and Potonié 1958 jointfir
Ephedripites "sp. 2" Bolkhovitina and Potonié 1958 jointfir
Ephedripites "sp. 3" Bolkhovitina and Potonié 1958 jointfir
Retimonocolpites
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Afropollis
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Afropollis sp. Doyle et al. 1982
Cycadopsida
 Gnetales -
Elaterosporites klaszii Jardiné 1967 elaterate
Elaterocolpites castelainii Jardiné and Magloire 1965 elaterate
Gabonisporis
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Gabonisporis sp. Boltenhagen 1967
Concavisporites
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Concavisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Pilosisporites
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Pilosisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Pteridopsida
 Salviniales - Marsileaceae
Crybelosporites sp. Dettmann 1963
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites "sp. 1" Potonie and Gelletich 1933
Cicatricosisporites "sp. 2" Potonie and Gelletich 1933
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
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Granulatisporites sp. Potonié and Kremp 1954
Verrucosisporites
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Verrucosisporites sp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
Lycopsida
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Reticulisporites sp. Weyland and Krieger 1953
Leptolepidites sp. Couper 1953
  - Selaginellaceae
Patellasporites sp. Groot and Groot 1962
Perotrilites sp. Couper 1953
Perotrilites pannuceus Brenner 1963
Staplinisporites
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Marchantiopsida
 Sphaerocarpales -
Aequitriradites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Foraminisporis
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Foraminisporis sp. Krutzsch 1959
Magnoliopsida
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Tricolpites "sp. 1" Potonié 1960
Tricolpites "sp. 2" Potonié 1960
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites sp. Daugherty 1941
Gnetaceaepollenites sp. Thiergart 1938
Pinidae
 Cupressales - Pinidae