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

Actinopteri
 Clupeiformes - Clupeoidei
? Knightia andreae Dusén 1908 hering
Pteropsida
 Filicinae -
? Pecopteris "sp." Brongniart 1822
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus "sp." Lheritier and Persoon 1807
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
Araucaria "sp." de Jussieu 1789
Pteridopsida
  -
Cladophlebis "sp." Brongniart 1849
 Polypodiales -
"Filicales "sp."" = Polypodiales
"Filicales "sp."" = Polypodiales Tryon and Tryon 1982
 Polypodiales - Dryopteridaceae
Dicotyledonae
 Scrophulariales - Asteridae
Magnoliopsida
 Magnoliales - Monimiaceae
  -
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 2" Saporta
aff. extant Nectandra Rolander ex Rottbøll
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 3" Saporta
=Goeppertia spp. of Engelhardt, 1891, and Berry, 1928; =Notaphoebe in Berry, 1938; =Phoebe Engelhardt, 1891
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 10" Saporta
in Zastawniak, 1994
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 8" Saporta
cf. Leguminosites, Cassia
Dicotylophyllum "sp. 9" Saporta
cf. Myrtiphyllum, Fabaceae
Dicotylophyllum "sp." Saporta
div. (microphyll)
 Myrtales - Myrtaceae
Myrciophyllum santacruzensis Zastawniak 1994
=Myrcia santacruzensis Berry, 1937
 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
  -
Pentaneurum dusenii Li 1994
aff. Dicotylophyllum sp. 5 of Zastawniak, 1994
Araliaephyllum
  -
Mespilodaphne
  -
Magnoliidaephyllum birkenmajeri
  -