06978 - Beautiful 1.82 Inch Pecopteris sp Carboniferous Fossil Fern
06978 - Beautiful 1.82 Inch Pecopteris sp Carboniferous Fossil Fern 06978 - Beautiful 1.82 Inch Pecopteris sp Carboniferous Fossil Fern 06978 - Beautiful 1.82 Inch Pecopteris sp Carboniferous Fossil Fern 06978 - Beautiful 1.82 Inch Pecopteris sp Carboniferous Fossil Fern

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† Pecopteris sp, Brongniart (1822)
Carboniferous, Westphalian - Middle Pennsylvanian (308 million years)
Upper Silesia, Poland
Silesia Carboniferous Outcrops
46.2 mm   •    in
82 g   •    oz
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Pecopteris sp, Brongniart 1822

PaleoDB taxon number: 157283

Parent taxon: Plantae according to W. D. Tidwell et al. 1992

Sister taxa: Aculeisporites, Alethopteridae, Archelytron, Archelytron priscus, Asterotheca, Biliphyta, Blatta hyperborea, Bullasporis, Calamitaceae, Camerosporites, Carpolithes, Chrysomelites lindhageni, Chrysomelites thulensis, Confertisulcites, Cordaitales, Ctenostematopteryx minor, Curculionites costulatus, Curculionites thoracicus, Cyclogranisporites, Cymodoceites, Cyperites, Dictyopteris, Donacia parvula, Donacia smithiana, Dutoitia, Elytridium, Elytridium deplanatum, Embryophyta, Euphemerites, Euphemerites affinis, Euphemerites gigas, Euphemerites simplex, Feistmantelia, Flabellofolium, Flemingites, Holcospermum, Howisonia, Hydrobius nauckhoffi, Hymenozonotriletes, Klausipollenites, Knorria, Knoxisporites, Krauselisporites, Laccophilus parvulus, Lapposisporites, Lepidodendraceae, Lonchopteris, Loperia, Lycopodiophyta, Lycopodophyta, Metaleiofusa, Myeloxylon, Neuropteridae, Pachytesta, Phytoptus antiquus, Polysporangiophyta, Pythonidium, Pythonidium metallicum, Rhabdotarachnoides, Rhabdotarachnoides simoni, Scythiana, Sigillariaceae, Silpha deplanata, Spermatophyta, Sphenopteridae, Stigmaria, Sulcati, Sulcatisporites, Thomsonisporites, Tracheophyta, Trigonocarpus, Trilobozonosporites, Viridiplantae, Wardia, Whittleseya, Yuknessia

Subtaxa: Pecopteris buhsei


Environments: (192 collections), terrestrial (40), fluvial-lacustrine (7), marine (5), deltaic (4), fluvial (4), "floodplain" (2), lacustrine - small (2), coastal (2), delta plain (2), fine channel fill (2), mire/swamp (2), estuary/bay (1), lagoonal (1), marginal marine (1), lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal (1), lacustrine (1), fluvial-deltaic (1), "channel" (1), crevasse splay (1), coarse channel fill (1), paralic (1)

Age range: 318.1 to 11.1 Ma

• Miocene of Switzerland (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Belgium (1), Portugal (2), United States (4: Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Poland (1), Portugal (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Sweden (1)

• Triassic of China (6), France (3), Germany (5), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (9), the Russian Federation (8), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (2), United States (1: Virginia)

• Wolfcamp of Mexico (1)

• Permian of Argentina (3), Bolivia (1), Brazil (10), Canada (1: Prince Edward Island), China (147), the Czech Republic (3), France (9), Germany (17), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Iraq (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), Madagascar (2), Malaysia (4), Mexico (1), Mongolia (9), Morocco (3), North Korea (7), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (85), Saudi Arabia (5), South Africa (2), South Korea (4), Spain (2), Thailand (2), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (17: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia), Venezuela (1), Zimbabwe (1)

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico)

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

• Atokan of United States (1: Indiana)

• Pennsylvanian of Portugal (1), United States (8: Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan)

• Westphalian of United States (1: Illinois)

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

• Carboniferous of Canada (11: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island), Germany (3), Portugal (1), Spain (8), United States (34: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of Canada (2: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), France (1), United States (4: Missouri, Pennsylvania, West Virginia)


Source: Pecopteris spFossilworks - Paleobiology Database

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