Sierra de Maraguan palynoflora, KU collection (Eocene of Cuba)

Where: Camaguey, Cuba (21.0° N, 77.0° W: paleocoordinates 20.9° N, 68.0° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Saramaguacan Formation, Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: siliciclastic sediments

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical,

Primary reference: A. Graham, D. Cozadd, A. Areces-Mallea and N. O. Frederiksen. 2000. Studies in neotropical paleobotany. XIV. A palynoflora from the Middle Eocene Saramaguacan Formation of Cuba. American Journal of Botany 87(10):1526-1539 [E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski/E. Kowalski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 34364: authorized by Elizabeth Kowalski, entered by Elizabeth Kowalski on 27.08.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Retitricolpites sp. Van der Hammen 1956
Echitricolpites sp. Regali et al. 1974
 Liliales - Liliidae
Liliacidites sp. Couper 1953
Retitricolporites sp. Van der Hammen and Wymstra 1964
 Malvales - Bombacaceae
Bombacacidites sp. Couper 1960
 Caryophyllales -
 Proteales - Proteaceae
Triporopollenites sp. Pflug and Thomson 1953