Dakhla Oasis Area, Tda-2 DUPLICATE (Cretaceous of Egypt)

Where: El Wadi El Gadid, Egypt (25.5° N, 29.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.8° N, 23.9° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Six Hills Formation, Barremian (129.4 - 125.0 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical,

Primary reference: E. Schrank and M. S. Mahmoud. 2002. Barremian angiosperm pollen and associated palynomorphs from the Dakhla Oasis Area, Egypt. Palaeontology 45(1):33-56 [H. Wang/M. Arakaki/M. Arakaki]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139499: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Gabriela Doria on 12.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Charophyceae
  - Zygnemataceae
Ovoidites parvus Nakoman 1966
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucariacites spp. Cookson and Couper 1953
Balmeisporites sp. Cookson and Dettmann 1958
Balmeisporites "sp. 1" Cookson and Dettmann 1958
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis spp. Pflug 1953
 Pinales -
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites spp. Bolkhovitina and PotoniƩ 1958 jointfir
Ephedripites jansonii Muller 1968 jointfir
Ephedripites multicostatus Brenner 1963 jointfir
Retimonocolpites
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Afropollis
  -
Monocotyledoneae
 Liliales - Liliidae
Liliacidites sp. Couper 1953
  -
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Eucommiidites spp. Erdtman 1948 cycads
 Gnetales -
Steevesipollenites sinuosus Azema and Boltenhagen 1974 cycads
Cycadopites
  -
Cycadopites spp. Wodehouse 1933
Pilosisporites
  -
Pilosisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Pteridopsida
  -
Todisporites minor Couper 1953
Clavatisporites spp. Kedves and Simoncsics 1964
Concavissimisporites sp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Cyathidites sp. Couper 1953
 Schizaeales -
Appendicisporites spp. Weyland and Greifeld 1953
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Cicatricosisporites spp. Potonie and Gelletich 1933
Biretisporites sp. Delcourt et al. 1963
Biretisporites potoniaei Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
 Gleicheniales - Matoniaceae
 Polypodiales - Pteridaceae
Contignisporites sp. Dettmann 1963
  -
Deltoidospora spp. Miner 1935
Verrucosisporites
  -
Verrucosisporites spp. Potonie and Kremp 1954
Lycopsida
  -
Leptolepidites sp. Couper 1953
  - Selaginellaceae
Neoraistrickia sp. PotoniƩ 1956
  - Lycopodiaceae
Retitriletes sp. Pierce 1961
Triplanosporites
  -
Marchantiopsida
 Sphaerocarpales -
Aequitriradites spp. Delcourt and Sprumont 1955
Aequitriradites acusus Dettmann 1963
Aequitriradites spinulosus Cookson and Dettmann 1961
Bryopsida
  -
Hepaticae
  -
Zlivisporis blanensis Pacltova 1961
Dicotyledonae
  -
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Chloranthaceae
 Life -
Chomotriletes
  -
Chomotriletes sp. Naumova 1953
Chomotriletes minor Pocock 1970
 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Subtilisphaera perlucida Jain and Millepied 1973
Dinophyceae
  -
 Gonyaulacales - Ceratiaceae
Odontochitina operculata Deflandre and Cookson 1955
 Gonyaulacales - Areoligeraceae
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
Florentinia "sp. short spined" Davey and Verdier 1973
Florentinia laciniata Davey and Verdier 1973
Oligosphaeridium complex Davey and Williams 1966
Balmeiopsis limbatus
  -
Balmeiopsis limbatus Archangelsky 1977
Pinidae
 Cupressales - Pinidae
Tucanopollis
  -
Tucanopollis annulatus Schrank and Mahmoud 2002
Tucanopollis annulatus n. sp. Schrank and Mahmoud 2002
Transitoripollis
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"Transitoripollis sp." = Tucanopollis
"Transitoripollis sp." = Tucanopollis Regali 1989