Well Tano 1-1, 12400 (Cretaceous of Ghana)

Where: Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana (4.9° N, 2.1° W: paleocoordinates 2.4° S, 10.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Apollonian Formation, Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone and lithified limestone

• Sandstone with streaks of shale and limestone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Primary reference: D. Atta-Peters, and M.B. Salami. 2006. Aptian-Maastrichtian palynomorphs from the offshore Tano Basin, western Ghana. Journal of African Earth Sciences 43:379-394 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142264: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 07.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites irregularis Herngreen 1973 jointfir
Pteridopsida
 Schizaeales -
Appendicisporites sp. Weyland and Greifeld 1953
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites sp. Potonie and Gelletich 1933
Trilobosporites
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Trilobosporites sp. PotoniƩ 1956
Dinophyceae
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Spiniferites spp. Mantell 1850
 Gonyaulacales - Areoligeraceae
Balmeiopsis limbatus
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Balmeiopsis limbatus Archangelsky 1977