Ujaragssuit, profile IV, unit B (Pleistocene of Greenland)

Where: Greenland (64.8° N, 50.1° W: paleocoordinates 64.8° N, 50.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

• 8.5-12 cm depth

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; unlithified, brown peat

• Sphagnum peat, hardly decomposed

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Iversen. 1934. Moorgeologische Untersuchungen auf Grönland. Ein Beitrag zur Beleuchtung der Ursachen des Unterganges der mittelalterlichen Nordmännerkultur. Meddelelser fra Dansk Geologisk Forening 8:341-358 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140294: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 07.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Insecta
 Lepidoptera - Noctuidae
"Agrotis occulta" = Eurois occulta
"Agrotis occulta" = Eurois occulta Linnaeus 1758 moth
pupa (9-10 cm depth)
Dicotyledonae
 Polygonales - Caryophyllidae
Montia
  - Montiaceae