Bassin du Sénégal, Turonien (Cretaceous of Senegal)

Also known as Zone a Gabonella levis

Where: Dakar, Senegal (14.8° N, 17.1° W: paleocoordinates 7.4° N, 21.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Turonian (93.9 - 89.8 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 137362: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 15.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Monocolpopollenites
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Monocolpopollenites spheroidites Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Multiporopollenites
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Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucariacites sp. Cookson and Couper 1953
Dicotyledonae
 Euphorbiales - Dilleniidae
Tricolporopollenites "sp. 3" Thomson and Pflug 1953
Magnoliopsida
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Tricolpites "sp. 2" Potonié 1960
Tricolpites "sp. 3" Potonié 1960
Tricolpites "sp. 4" Potonié 1960
Tricolpites "sp. 5" Potonié 1960
Tricolpites "sp. 6" Potonié 1960
Tricolpites microstriatus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Tricolpites gigantoreticulatus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Tricolpites giganteus Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Pinidae
 Cupressales - Pinidae