West Tiba-1, Zone PIV, Sample 20 (REPEATED) (Cretaceous to of Egypt)

Where: Western Desert, Egypt (31.0° N, 27.8° E: paleocoordinates 10.2° N, 23.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kharita Member (Burg El-Arab Formation), Late/Upper Albian to Late/Upper Albian (105.3 - 93.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified dolomite

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Primary reference: M. S. Mahmoud and A.-R. M. Moawad. 2000. Jurassic-Cretaceous (Bathonian to Cenomanian) palynology and stratigraphy of the West Tiba-1 borehole, northern Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 30:401-416 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139332: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 11.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Foveotricolpites
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Nyssapollenites
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Nyssapollenites sp. Thiergart 1937
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucariacites sp. Cookson and Couper 1953
Balmeisporites sp. Cookson and Dettmann 1958
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis sp. Pflug 1953
Classopollis torosus Burger 1965
Classopollis brasiliensis Herngreen 1975
 Pinales -
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites spp. Bolkhovitina and Potonié 1958 jointfir
Ephedripites multicostatus Brenner 1963 jointfir
Tetracolpites
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Tetracolpites sp. Srivastava 1967
Retimonocolpites
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Retimonocolpites variplicatus Schrank and Mahmoud 1998
Afropollis
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Afropollis kahramanensis Ibrahim and Schrank 1995
Afropollis jardinus
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Afropollis jardinus Doyle et al. 1982
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Eucommiidites sp. Erdtman 1948 cycads
 Gnetales -
Elaterosporites sp. Jardiné 1967 elaterate
Elaterosporites klaszii Jardiné 1967 elaterate
Cycadopites
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Cycadopites spp. Wodehouse 1933
Duplexisporites generalis
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Concavisporites
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Concavisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Saadisporites aegyptiaca
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Pilosisporites
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Pilosisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Murospora
  -
Murospora sp. Somers 1952
Pteridopsida
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Todisporites minor Couper 1953
Concavissimisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Laevigatosporites sp. Ibrahim 1933
Matonisporites sp. Couper 1958
 Salviniales - Marsileaceae
Crybelosporites sp. Dettmann 1963
Crybelosporites stylosus Dettmann 1963
Crybelosporites striatus Dettmann 1963
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Gleicheniidites spp. Dettmann 1963
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Verrucosisporites
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Lycopsida
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Leptolepidites sp. Couper 1953
  - Selaginellaceae
Densoisporites sp. Dettmann 1963
  - Lycopodiaceae
Taurocusporites
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Marchantiopsida
 Sphaerocarpales -
Aequitriradites verrucosus Cookson and Dettmann 1961
Aequitriradites spinulosus Cookson and Dettmann 1961
Hepaticae
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Zlivisporis sp. Pacltová 1964
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Trimeniaceae
Cretacaeiporites densimurus Schrank and Ibrahim 1995
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Rousea spp. Srivastava 1969
Tricolpites sp. Potonié 1960
Chomotriletes
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Monocolpites
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Monocolpites sp. Van der Hammen 1954
Pinidae
 Cupressales - Pinidae