La Meseta Fm., British Antarctic Survey- wood (Eocene to of Antarctica)

Where: Seymour Island, Antarctica (64.3° S, 56.7° W: paleocoordinates 64.1° S, 59.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: La Meseta Formation (Seymour Island Group), Eocene to Eocene (56.0 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; argillaceous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: permineralized, replaced with calcite

Collection methods: quarrying, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: I. Poole, A. M. W. Mennega, and D. J. Cantrill. 2003. Valdivian ecosystems in the Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary of Antarctica: further evidence from myrtaceous and eucryphiaceous fossil wood. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 124:9-27 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34278: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 25.08.2003

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Taxonomic list

Magnoliopsida
 Rosales - Cunoniaceae
Eucryphiaceoxylon eucryphioides n. gen. Poole et al. 2001