Pejão Coalfield Flora (Carboniferous of Portugal)

Where: Douro, Portugal (39.0° N, 8.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° S, 6.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coal

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: M. J. de Sousa and R. H. Wagner. 1983. New data on the fossil flora of the Pejão Coalfield and the adjoining Paraduça No 1 Mine (Dura Basin, North Portugal). Contributions to the Carboniferous Geology and Palaeontology of the Iberian Peninsula 157-170 [R. Gastaldo/J. Allen/J. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28419: authorized by Robert Gastaldo, entered by Jonathan Allen on 12.02.2003

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Pinopsida
 Cordaitanthales -
Aphlebia
  -
Aphlebia sp. Presl 1838
Callipteridium
  -
Ginkgoopsida
 Callistophytales -
Dicksonites sp. Sterzel 1883
Dicranophyllum gallicum
  -
Dicranophyllum gallicum Grand'Eury 1877
 Cordaitales -
Cordaicarpus sp. Geinitz 1862
Equisetopsida
 Sphenophyllales -
Reticulopteris
  -
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
Neuropteris sp. Brongniart 1828
Neuropteridae
  - Neuropteridae
? Cyclopteris sp. Brongniart 1828
Sphenopteridae
  - Sphenopteridae
Polypodiopsida
  - Gleicheniaceae
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Pteropsida
 Filicinae -
 Coenopteridales - Zygopteridaceae
Lescuropteris
  -