McCann Quarries (Near Eddy) (Permian to of the United States)

Where: Kay County, Oklahoma (36.7° N, 97.5° W: paleocoordinates 1.8° N, 27.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Enid Formation, Asselian to Asselian (298.9 - 272.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red sandstone

• Red sandstone suggests subaerial depositional environment

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

• Very limited geological information

Primary reference: D. White. 1912. The characters of the fossil plant Gigantopteris Schenk and its occurrence in North America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 41:493-516 [H. Sims/S. Ostrowski/A. McGowan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11147: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Summer Ostrowski on 23.07.2001, edited by Heather Lindon

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

? Dolerophyllum sp. Saporta 1878
from primary ref
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Odontopteris cf. permiensis
from primary ref
Callipteris sp. Brongniart 1849
from primary ref
 Pinidae - Pinidae
Araucarites sp. Presl 1833
from primary ref
 Sphenophyllales -
Sphenophyllum obovatum
from primary ref
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
Neuropteris sp. Brongniart 1828
from primary ref
Diplothmema pachyderma
from primary ref
 Gigantopteridales - Gigantopteridaceae
Gigantopteris americana
from primary ref
 Cycadales -
Taeniopteris multinervis cycads
from primary ref
Taeniopteris sp. Brongniart 1828 cycads
from primary ref
Walchia cf. gracilis
from primary ref
  - Sigillariaceae
Sigillaria sp. Brongniart 1822
from primary ref
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Equisetites sp. Sternberg 1833
from primary ref