Salina (Permian to of the United States)

Where: Kansas (38.0° N, 97.0° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 26.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution


Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original carbon

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 24629: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 12.08.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae