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Department of Francisco Morazan (Triassic to of Honduras)

Where: Honduras (14.5° N, 87.1° W: paleocoordinates 5.2° S, 50.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: El Plan Formation, Late/Upper Triassic to Late/Upper Triassic (235.0 - 175.6 Ma)

• p.345 of ref: "the beds are not accurately dated, but the flora is indicative of Jurassic age", p.356 of ref: "our current mood is to suggest a compromising Middle Jurassic age, at least tentatively, until such time as more material becomes available"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; sandstone and shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: T. Delevoryas and S. C. Srivastava. 1981. Jurassic plants from the Department of Francisco Morazan, central Honduras. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 34:345-357 [A. Rees/D. Sunderlin/D. Sunderlin] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24794: authorized by Allister Rees, entered by Dave Sunderlin on 20.08.2002

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