Fairplay2 White collection (Permian of the United States)

Where: Colorado (39.2° N, 106.0° W: paleocoordinates 9.8° N, 30.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Permian (298.9 - 251.9 Ma)

• Fairplay2 was collected by White, he reports that the collections from Fairplay1 "belongs to a horizon somewhat higher than the fossils collected by myself."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; yellow, carbonaceous shale

• buff and dark carbonaceous shales

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the USNM

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 11168: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Summer Ostrowski on 23.07.2001, edited by Heather Lindon

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Taxonomic list

Sphenopteridae
  - Sphenopteridae
Sigillariaceae
  - Sigillariaceae
Sigillaria sp. Brongniart 1822
Walchia
  -
Pteropsida
 Filicinae -
Polypodiopsida
 Marattiales - Marattiidae
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Ullmannia
  -
Ullmannia sp. Göppert 1850
Sigillariostrobus
  -
Equisetopsida
 Pinidae - Pinidae
Araucarites sp. Presl 1833
 Sphenophyllales -
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Pinopsida
 Pinales -
Neuropteridae
  - Neuropteridae
"Neuropteris auriculata" = Neurodontopteris auriculata
"Neuropteris auriculata" = Neurodontopteris auriculata Brongniart 1830