A mioflora of Barren Measures age from the Auranga coalfield, Bihar


  • K.M. Lele Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226007, India
  • A.K. Srivastava Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226007, India




The present paper describes for the first time a mioflora of Barren Measures age from the Auranga Coalfield. The assemblage (13 genera and 26 species) is dominated by striate-disaccates along with a good amount of Densipollenites. The quantitatively significant genera are Faunipollenites, Densipollenites, Striatites, Verticipollenites, Scheuringipollenites and Lahirites. Two species, Densipollenites brevis and Striatopodocarpites crassistriatus are new.


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How to Cite

Lele, K., & Srivastava, A. (1975). A mioflora of Barren Measures age from the Auranga coalfield, Bihar. Journal of Palaeosciences, 24(1-3), 118–124. https://doi.org/10.54991/jop.1975.977



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