S30 (Cretaceous to of Canada)

Also known as Canadian Pacific Oil and Gas EV Strathmore well, depth 757.5-759 feet

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.1° N, 113.3° W: paleocoordinates 58.3° N, 87.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

When: Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Edmonton Group), Maastrichtian to Maastrichtian (72.1 - 56.0 Ma)

• CPOG Strathmore EV well (sample S30), 757.5-790.0 ft, Horseshoe Canyon Formation.


Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, sieve,

• The specimens figured in the paper have slide and collection number information. They also have more detailed locality information. Azollopsis tomentosa: AS-S30-S-0-1, GSC 30850a; AS-S30-S-0-1, GSC 30850b.

Primary reference: A.R. Sweet and L.V. Hills. 1974. A detailed study of the genus Azollopsis. Canadian Journal of Botany 52:1625-1642 [R. Lupia/B. Wilborn/B. Wilborn]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34166: authorized by Rick Lupia, entered by Brooke Wilborn on 20.08.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Salviniales - Azollaceae
Azollopsis tomentosa
massulae, microsporangia