Scania upper coal layer (Triassic of Sweden)

Where: Sweden (56.1° N, 12.9° E: paleocoordinates 43.9° N, 9.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Mine Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: delta plain; black, gray coal

• dark shales and clays

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, original carbon, original sporopollenin, original cellulose

Collection methods: quarrying, chemical, mechanical,

• Part of studied material comes from Palaeobotanical Department of the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm

Primary reference: A. B. Lundblad. 1950. Studies in the Rhaeto-Liassic Floras of Sweden I (Pteridophyta, Pteridospermae, and Cycadophyta from the mining district of NW Scania). Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 1(8):1-82 [C. Looy/F. Verbruggen/F. Verbruggen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31179: authorized by Cindy Looy, entered by Frederike Verbruggen on 17.04.2003, edited by Cindy Looy

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Lepidopteris ottonis
(GOEPP.) SCHIMPER
Antevsia zeilleri
(NATHORST) HARRIS
 Peltaspermales - Umkomasiaceae
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetites gracilis
(NATHORST) HALLE
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
"Nilssonia sp. c" = Nilsonia
"Nilssonia sp. c" = Nilsonia Brongniart 1825 cycads
Pteridopsida
  - Marattiaceae
 Osmundales - Osmundaceae
Todites goeppertianus
(MUENSTER) KRASSER
  -
Danaeopsis
  -
Danaeopsis fecunda Halle 1921
HALLE
Clathropteris meniscioides
  -
Clathropteris meniscioides Brongniart 1828
BRONGNIART
Phlebopteris
  -
Phlebopteris angustiloba
(PRESL) HIRMER et HOERHAMMER