1682-3, Leval Trahegnies quarry, Dijkstra's collection, Belgium (Paleocene to of Belgium)

Also known as Leval-Trahegnies quarry

Where: Leval-Trahegnies, Belgium (51.4° N, 6.2° E: paleocoordinates 47.2° N, 3.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Tienen Formation, Paleocene to Paleocene (66.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• In Belgium the Tertiary of the Leval-Trahegnies quarry exposes the upper 'continental' Landenian which is placed in the Tienen Formation and is within the currently debated Palaeocene/Eocene interval. This collection is from the same locality as 1682-1 (PBDB 34456).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: This locality has salviniaceous massulae (Triletes? exiguus); 1 only.

Primary reference: D. J. Batten and M. E. Collinson. 2001. Revision of species of Minerisporites, Azolla and associated plant microfossils from deposits of the Upper Palaeocene and Palaeocene/Eocene transition in the Netherlands, Belgium and the USA. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 115:1-32 [R. Lupia/B. Wilborn/B. Wilborn]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34458: authorized by Rick Lupia, entered by Brooke Wilborn on 01.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Salviniales - Salviniaceae
Salvinia sp. Adanson
Salviniaceous massulae (Triletes? exiguus)