Los Mangos 31-2677' (Cretaceous to of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (2.6° N, 75.5° W: paleocoordinates 1.0° S, 45.3° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Ocal Formation, Aptian to Aptian (125.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: interdistributary bay; lithified shale and lithified, gray sandstone

• The overlying Ocal Formation is composed of intercalated shales and sands that accumulated in fluvial channels, coastal and interior floodplains, low energy bays, and distal bay deposits ( Ramon and Fajardo, 2004).
• The overlying Ocal Formation is composed of intercalated shales and sands that accumulated in fluvial channels, coastal and interior floodplains, low energy bays, and distal bay deposits ( Ramon and Fajardo, 2004).

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, hydrochloric, hydroflouric

Primary reference: P. J. Mejia-Velazquez, D. L. Dilcher, C. A. Jaramillo, L. B. Fortini, and S. R. Manchester. 2012. Palynological composition of a Lower Cretaceous South American tropical sequence: Climatic implications and diversity comparisons with other latitudes. American Journal of Botany 99:1819-1827 [C. Jaramillo/G. Doria/A. Cardenas ]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139370: 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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Liliopsida
 Alismatales - Alismatidae
Pennipollis reticulatus Friis et al. 2010
Retitricolpites
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Retitricolpites spp. Van der Hammen 1956
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
 Pinales -
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites multicostatus Brenner 1963 jointfir
Afropollis jardinus
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Afropollis jardinus Doyle et al. 1982
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Eucommiidites "psilatus" Erdtman 1948 cycads
 Gnetales -
Equisetosporites "medius" Daugherty 1941 cycads
Pteridopsida
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 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites hallei Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Psilatriletes
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Verrucosisporites
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Magnoliopsida
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Chomotriletes
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Gabonisporites
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