Fulda (Castle Hollow) (Permian to of the United States)

Where: Baylor County, Texas (33.7° N, 99.0° W: paleocoordinates 1.4° N, 29.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Waggoner Ranch Formation (Albany Group), Artinskian to Artinskian (290.1 - 272.3 Ma)

• the Waggoner Ranch Formation is equivalent to the Bead Mountain through Lueders formations (Tabor et al. 2002), which are late Artinskian and early Kungurian according to Wardlaw 2005, Permophiles (JA)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coastal; red sandstone and red shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

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 24624: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 12.08.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gnathostomata
 Gnathostomata -
Gnathostomata indet. Gegenbauer 1874
Deuteropoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Branchiopoda
 Diplostraca -
Estheria sp. Ruppell 1837 clam shrimp
Carpolithes
  -
Carpolithes sp. Schlotheim 1820
Aphlebia
  -
Aphlebia sp. Presl 1838
Pinopsida
 Pinales -
Equisetopsida
 Pinidae - Pinidae
Araucarites sp. Presl 1833
new species (not described)
 Sphenophyllales -
? Sphenophyllum sp. K├Ânig 1825
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
 Gigantopteridales - Gigantopteridaceae
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Walchia
  -
Pteropsida
 Filicinae -
Polypodiopsida
 Cyatheales - Polypodiidae
"Pecopteris hemitelioides" = Hemitelites hemitelioides
"Pecopteris hemitelioides" = Hemitelites hemitelioides Brongniart 1834 scaly tree fern
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Sigillariostrobus
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