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Additional info for Palynological Correlation of Major Pennsylvanian (Middle and Upper Carboniferous) Chronostratigraphic Boundaries in the Illinois and Other Coal basins (GSA Memoir 188)
The Bloyd Formation in the upper Morrowan of Arkansas is in floral zone 6 (Neuropteris tennesseeana and Mariopteris pygmaea) of Read and Mamay (1964). Wanless (1939, p. 36) stated that “David White, C. B. ” Coal beds are not known in the Lower Pennsylvanian of Oklahoma. Wilson (1965) illustrated spores from Morrowan shale and sandstone in Ti Valley, but some of them had been redeposited from older rocks. Palynological correlation of the Morrowan with other regions is therefore difficult. Recycling of spores in Morrowan and Atokan rocks in the Ouachita Mountains was also discussed by Wilson (1976b).
X X Verrucosisporites microtuberosus Lophotriletes gibbosus L. microsaetosus Anapiculatisporites minor X X Pustulatisporites crenatus Apiculatasporites spinososaetosus A. variocorneus A. sp. 5 X Spackmanites habibii Convolutispora florida C. sp. Microreticulatisporites concavus M. harrisonii Dictyotriletes bireticulatus X X X X X X X X X X X X †X X X X Renisporites confossus Dictyomonolites swadei Vestispora costata V. irregularis V. pseudoreticulata Florinites mediapudens F. similis F. volans Wilsonites circularis W.
Pellucida L. pusilla L. 0 Cristatisporites indignabundus Endosporites globiformis Laevigatosporites desmoinesensis L. 5 X Renisporites confossus Punctatosporites minutus Vestispora cf. fenestrata V. laevigata V. 5 X X X Florinites mediapudens F. millotti F. 5 X Wilsonites delicatus W. 5 X X X *Formal systematics of taxa given in Appendix A. = present but not in count. †X form. In the Donets basin, which contains the most complete section of the Carboniferous in the former Soviet Union, the Bashkirian-Moscovian boundary is at the base of Limestone K3 in suite C25.
Palynological Correlation of Major Pennsylvanian (Middle and Upper Carboniferous) Chronostratigraphic Boundaries in the Illinois and Other Coal basins (GSA Memoir 188) by Russel A. Peppers