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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityW. Fork Alamo, (wf 5, 7, 10, 20, 22), Big Bend National Park
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-paleobotany
Catalog Number1385
Collected ByE Wheeler & T Lehman
Date Collected1993-10-20

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Paleobotany Collection contains approximately 1600 specimens. Founded in the early 1900s, the collection consists of approximately 21% North Carolina material as well as material from 25 states and 13 countries representing 109 genera. The Paleobotany Collection includes an important fossil wood collection from Big Bend National Park in Texas, Triassic plants from North Carolina, and Pennsylvanian age plants from the famous Mazon Creek locality in Illinois and the Pottsville Formation of Alabama.

Contacts

Name Ben Norton
RoleHead, Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Vince Schneider
RoleCurator of Paleontology
Emailvince.schneider@naturalsciences.org
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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
PhylumAngiosperms - Monocotyledons
Specific Epithetcupressoid
Taxon RankspecificEpithet
Specimen
Date Identified2009
Catalog Number1385
Preparationswood
Individual Count7
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-PaleoBotany
Occurrence ID5F8E6D88-ECB1-4259-B643-5C4A05C1DC3A
Dataset NameNCSM PaleoBotany Collection
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysical Object
Collection Event
Collected ByE Wheeler & T Lehman
Field NumberNCPALEOTX25
Date Collected1993-10-20
Year1993
Month10
Day20
Collection RemarksWF10; Upper shale (high); C/P tall rays, growth rings present, 1-3 rows latewood, axial parenchyma rare to present; faint growth rings. 16 slices.
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
ContinentNorth America
LocalityW. Fork Alamo, (WF 5, 7, 10, 20, 22), Big Bend National Park
Paleo Context
FormationAguja
Earliest Era Or Lowest ErathemMesozoic
Latest Era Or Highest ErathemMesozoic
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemCretaceous
Latest Period Or Highest SystemCretaceous
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesLate
Latest Epoch Or Highest SeriesLate
Other
LanguageEN
Modified2016-07-28
ID5F8E6D88-ECB1-4259-B643-5C4A05C1DC3A
dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.naturalsciences.org/specimenPaleoBotany.aspx?ID=1385
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM 1385 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences PaleoBotany Collection
dcterms:rightsHolderNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dwc:dispositionIn Collections
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeNCSM
dwc:institutionIDNCSM
dwc:datasetIDNCSM-PaleoBotanyDWC
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