Bassin du Sénégal, Albien Inférieur (Cretaceous of Senegal)

Also known as Zone a Orbitolina texana

Where: Dakar, Senegal (14.8° N, 17.1° W: paleocoordinates 10.2° N, 20.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Albian (112.0 - 109.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, argillaceous, calcareous lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Primary reference: S. Jardiné and H. Magloire. 1965. Palynologuie et stratigraphie du Crétacé des Bassin du Sénégal et Cote d'Ivoire. Mémoires du Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Miniéres 32:187-245 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137359: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 15.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Ostracoda
 Palaeocopida -
Circulina sp. Sepkoski 2002 ostracod
Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Incertae "sedis A" Brito and Gallo 2002
Trifossapollenites
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis sp. Pflug 1953
Monocotyledoneae
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Monosulcites sp. Cookson and Couper 1953
Cycadopites
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Cycadopites ovatus Rouse 1959
Pteridopsida
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Trilites "sp. 1" Erdtman and Couper 1947
Trilites "sp. 2" Erdtman and Couper 1947
 Schizaeales -
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites "sp. 1" Potonie and Gelletich 1933
Cicatricosisporites "sp. 2" Potonie and Gelletich 1933
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Pinidae
 Cupressales - Pinidae
Corrugatisporites
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