Cordaitean Predation Photos 2019: Mounted Peels, Harvard Collection. Plate 20C
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A mature cordaitean cone (picture 1 and 2) containing 7 small golden coprolites. Picture 3 shows pollen grains in golden coprolites are highly macerated showing signs of digestion. Plate 20C is a successive peel taken from the same coal ball as other plates labeled 20.
DescriptionThese images were used in the research for a master's thesis from the Texas A&M University Dept. of Geology and Geophysics (Date of submission: May 2020).
Images were taken from slides on loan from the Harvard Paleobotanical Herbarium.
Cone contains 7 golden coprolites
Pollen grains in coprolites are highly macerated.
Mounted peels were made by William C. Darrah.
Desmoinian North American Stage (Desmoinesian)
Coal Ball Peels
Lakeram, Scott (2019). Cordaitean Predation Photos 2019: Mounted Peels, Harvard Collection. Plate 20C. Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from