Bassin du Sénégal, Cénomanien Supérieur (Cretaceous of Senegal)

Also known as Zone a Thomasinella aegytia- Globigerina planispira

Where: Dakar, Senegal (14.8° N, 17.1° W: paleocoordinates 7.0° N, 21.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Late/Upper Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 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 137361: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 15.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Teleostei -
Incertae "sedis A" Brito and Gallo 2002
Monocolpopollenites
  -
Monocolpopollenites spheroidites Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Trifossapollenites
  -
Multiporopollenites
  -
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis sp. Pflug 1953
Cycadopsida
 Gnetales -
Elaterosporites verrucatus Jardiné 1967 elaterate
Elaterosporites protensus Jardiné 1967 elaterate
Elaterosporites klaszi Jardiné 1967 elaterate
Pteridopsida
  -
Trilites "sp. 1" Erdtman and Couper 1947
Trilites "sp. 2" Erdtman and Couper 1947
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites "sp. 2" Potonie and Gelletich 1933
Lycopsida
  - Selaginellaceae
Perotrilites sp. Couper 1953
  - Lycopodiaceae
Lycopodiumsporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Dicotyledonae
 Euphorbiales - Dilleniidae
Tricolporopollenites "sp. 1" Thomson and Pflug 1953
  -
Triorites africaensis Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Magnoliopsida
  -
Tricolpites "sp. 2" Potonié 1960
Tricolpites "sp. 1" Potonié 1960
 Gymnospermophyta -
Galeacornea clavis Stover 1963 elaterate