06973 - Beautiful Partial 3.09 Inch Calamites sp Trunk Carboniferous
06973 - Beautiful Partial 3.09 Inch Calamites sp Trunk Carboniferous 06973 - Beautiful Partial 3.09 Inch Calamites sp Trunk Carboniferous 06973 - Beautiful Partial 3.09 Inch Calamites sp Trunk Carboniferous 06973 - Beautiful Partial 3.09 Inch Calamites sp Trunk Carboniferous

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† Calamites, Brongniart 1828
Carboniferous, Westphalian - Middle Pennsylvanian (308 million years)
Upper Silesia, Poland
Silesia Carboniferous Outcrops
78.6 mm   •    in
150 g   •    oz
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Calamites, Brongniart 1828
Calamitaceae - Calamitaceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 125728
Full reference: A. T. Brongniart. 1828. Prodrome d'une histoire des végétaux fossiles.
Parent taxon: Calamitaceae according to D. L. Dilcher et al. 2005
See also Jennings 1980 and Tidwell et al. 1992
Sister taxa: Asterophyllites, Calamostachys, Neocalamites
Subtaxa: Calamites (Mesocalamites), Calamites goepperti, Calamites suckowii, Calamites undulatus


Environments: (96 collections), terrestrial (20), fluvial (5), deltaic (4), mire/swamp (4), marine (3), lacustrine - small (2), fine channel fill (2), "floodplain" (1), estuary/bay (1), lagoonal (1), marginal marine (1), lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal (1), lacustrine (1), delta plain (1), offshore (1), fluvial-lacustrine (1), fluvial-deltaic (1), "channel" (1), crevasse splay (1), paralic (1)
Age range: 318.1 to 171.6 Ma

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Triassic of China (1), Germany (5), South Africa (15), United States (2: Arizona, Virginia)

• Permian of Canada (1: Prince Edward Island), China (56), the Czech Republic (1), France (4), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Malaysia (3), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), North Korea (3), Oman (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (1), South Korea (4), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia), Zimbabwe (1)

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Indiana, Missouri)

• Pennsylvanian of Canada (1: Nunavut), Portugal (1), United States (15: Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah)

• Westphalian of United States (1: Alabama)

• Carboniferous to Permian of Morocco (1), Spain (1)

• Carboniferous of Canada (11: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island), Egypt (1), Germany (3), Spain (7), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (44: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of Canada (7: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia), United States (8: Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Utah, West Virginia)

Source: Calamites sp: Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database

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