Dakhla Oasis Area, Tda-2b (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 139501: 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
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
Classopollis spp. Pflug 1953
 Pinales -
Ginkgoopsida
 Ephedrales - Ephedraceae
Ephedripites spp. Bolkhovitina and PotoniƩ 1958 jointfir
Ephedripites multicostatus Brenner 1963 jointfir
Retimonocolpites
  -
Afropollis
  -
Monocotyledoneae
  -
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Eucommiidites spp. Erdtman 1948 cycads
Pteridopsida
  -
Todisporites minor Couper 1953
Cyathidites sp. Couper 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
Hepaticae
  -
Zlivisporis blanensis Pacltova 1961
Dicotyledonae
  -
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Chloranthaceae
 Life -
Chomotriletes
  -
Chomotriletes sp. Naumova 1953
Chomotriletes minor Pocock 1970
Tucanopollis
  -
Tucanopollis annulatus Schrank and Mahmoud 2002
Transitoripollis
  -
"Transitoripollis sp." = Tucanopollis
"Transitoripollis sp." = Tucanopollis Regali 1989