Zamek Hill assemblage (Cretaceous to of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (62.2° S, 58.5° W: paleocoordinates 60.1° S, 68.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zamek Formation, Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, muddy mudstone and lithified, sandy sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

• Other: Palynomorphs

Preservation: adpression, soft parts, original sporopollenin, original cellulose

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, mechanical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric,

• All type and figured material is housed in the Museum of Paleontology, Antarctic Section, Vale do Rio dos Sinos University (UNISINOS): Repository

Primary reference: T. L. Dutra and D. J. Batten. 2000. Upper Cretaceous floras of King George Island, West Antarctica, and their palaeoenvironmental and phytogeographic implications. Cretaceous Research (21)181-209 [C. Jaramillo/P. Santamarina]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 150274: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 05.09.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
? Knightia andreae Dusén 1908 hering
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucaria "sp." de Jussieu 1789
 Coniferales - Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus "sp." Lheritier and Persoon 1807
Phyllites "sp." Brongniart 1822
 Filicinae -
? Pecopteris "sp." Brongniart 1822
 Polypodiales -
"Filicales "sp."" = Polypodiales
"Filicales "sp."" = Polypodiales Tryon and Tryon 1982
 Polypodiales - Osmundaceae
Cladophlebis "sp." Brongniart 1849
 Polypodiales - Dryopteridaceae
 Magnoliales - Monimiaceae
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 2" Saporta 1894
aff. extant Nectandra Rolander ex Rottbøll
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 3" Saporta 1894
=Goeppertia spp. of Engelhardt, 1891, and Berry, 1928; =Notaphoebe in Berry, 1938; =Phoebe Engelhardt, 1891
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 10" Saporta 1894
in Zastawniak, 1994
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 8" Saporta 1894
cf. Leguminosites, Cassia
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 9" Saporta 1894
cf. Myrtiphyllum, Fabaceae
Dicotylophyllum "sp." Saporta 1894
div. (microphyll)
 Myrtales - Myrtaceae
Myrciophyllum santacruzensis Zastawniak 1994
=Myrcia santacruzensis Berry, 1937
 Apiales - Araliaceae
 Fagales - Nothofagaceae
Nothofagus zastawniakiae Dutra and Batten 2000
sp. nov.
Nothofagus glaucifolia Dutra and Batten 2000
sp. nov.
Nothofagus cretacea Zastawniak 1994
similar to N. subferruginea (Dusén, 1899) Tanai, 1986
 Fagales - Betulaceae
aff. Alnus muelleri Ettingshausen 1883 alder
including Dicotylophyllum sp. 7 in Zastawniak, 1994
 Violales - Elaeocarpaceae
Sterculiaephyllum australis
Sterculiaephyllum australis Dutra and Batten 2000
sp. nov. (including aff. ?Sterculia washburnii Berry, 1928)
Pentaneurum dusenii Li 1994
aff. Dicotylophyllum sp. 5 of Zastawniak, 1994
Magnoliidaephyllum birkenmajeri