Ines Mine Flora (Carboniferous of Spain)

Where: Leon, Spain (42.6° N, 5.6° W: paleocoordinates 7.7° S, 9.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Westphalian (318.7 - 307.5 Ma)

• Fossil assemblage is characteristic of middle-upper Westphalian strata and seems to be most typical of rocks of Wesphalian C age.

Environment/lithology: coal

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: R. H. Wagner. 1962. An Upper Westphalian flora from the mine Inés, near the pass of Pajares, on the Leonese-Asturian boundary (N.W. Spain). Extracto de Notas y Comunicaciones del Instituto Geológico y Minero de España 68:79-102 [R. Gastaldo/J. Allen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 27808: authorized by Robert Gastaldo, entered by Jonathan Allen on 12.01.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Sphenophyllales -
 Radiatopses - Medullosaceae
Mariopteris nervosa Brongniart 1879
  - Sphenopteridae
  - Neuropteridae
 Equisetales - Equisetidae