HUX87 (Cretaceous to of Canada)

Also known as Huxley Section

Where: Alberta, Canada (51.9° N, 113.0° W: paleocoordinates 59.0° N, 87.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

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

• Near top of Whitemud Formation. 40ft below Kneehills tuff (directly below 2.4 ft coal seam).


Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: surface (in situ), chemical, sieve,

• The specimens figured in the paper have slide and collection number information. They also have more detailed locality information. Azollopsis tomentosa: AS-HUX87-S-0-3, GSC 30852.

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 34292: authorized by Rick Lupia, entered by Brooke Wilborn on 26.08.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Salviniales - Azollaceae
Azollopsis tomentosa
massulae, microsporangia