Belen, Punta PariƱas (Miocene to of Peru)

Where: Peru (12.1° S, 77.0° W: paleocoordinates 13.5° S, 71.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Miocene to Miocene (23.0 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original cellulose

Collected by Edward W. Berry

Primary reference: E. W. Berry. 1929. Early Tertiary fruits and seeds from Belen, Peru. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology (10)137-172 [C. Jaramillo/J. Ceballos/J. Moreno]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139872: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juliana Ceballos on 19.02.2013, edited by Jessica Moreno

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Monocotyledoneae
 Arecales - Palmae
Palmocarpon bravoi Berry 1927 palm
Palmocarpon cocoides n. sp. Berry 1929 palm
Palmocarpon belensis n. sp. Berry 1929 palm
Dicotyledonae
 Rhamnales - Rosidae
Cissus willardi n. sp. Berry 1929
 Dilleniales - Dilleniidae
Tetracera belensis n. sp. Berry 1929
 Urticales - Dilleniidae
Ficus sphericus n. sp. Berry 1929
Magnoliopsida
 Fabales - Leguminosae
 Malvales - Malvaceae
Malvacarpus octoloculus n. sp. Berry 1929
 Sapindales - Anacardiaceae
Anacardium peruvianum Berry 1924 cashew
 Lamiales - Boraginaceae
Lithospermites glabrum n. gen. n. sp.
Lithospermites glabrum n. gen. n. sp. Berry 1929
Virola
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Virola tertiaria n. sp. Berry 1929
Carpolithus
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Psychotria
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Psychotria eogenica n. sp. Berry 1929
Fagara
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Fagara piurana n. sp. Berry 1929
Cupanoides
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Ampelocissus
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Vantanea
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Vantanea compressiformis n. sp. Berry 1929
Uragoga
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Uragoga tertiaria n. sp. Berry 1929
Matayba
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Matayba belenensis n. sp. Berry 1929
Anona peruviana
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Anona peruviana Berry 1927
Jatropha
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Jatropha tertiaria n. sp. Berry 1929
Cucurbites compressus
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Cucurbites compressus n. gen. n. sp.
Cucurbites compressus n. gen. n. sp. Berry 1929
Saccoglottis
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Saccoglottis cipaconensis Berry 1924
Saccoglottis cipaconensis n. var.: Saccoglottis cipaconensis peruvianus
Sapindoides
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