Near Placitas (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Sandia Formation

Where: New Mexico (35.0° N, 105.0° W: paleocoordinates 3.2° S, 38.3° W)

When: Sandia Formation, Pennsylvanian (323.2 - 298.9 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial

Collection methods: The collection is taken from a guidebook description

Primary reference: S. Ash and W. D. Tidwell. 1982. Notes on Upper Paleozoic plants of central New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 33rd Field Conference, Albuquerque Country II 245-248 [H. Sims/S. Ostrowski]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 11202: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Summer Ostrowski on 23.07.2001, edited by Alistair McGowan

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Taxonomic list

• It is unclear if all the taxa on the list are found at this locality
 Lepidodendrales - Lepidodendraceae
Lepidodendron sp. Sternberg 1820
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
Neuropteris sp. Brongniart 1828
 Cardiocarpales -
Cardiocarpus spp. Brongniart 1881
 Cordaitanthales -
Cordaites sp. Unger 1850