Cordaitean Predation Photos 2019: Mounted Peels, Harvard Collection. Plate 29
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Cone A (picture 1) is an immature cordaitean cone containing no pollen. Cone B is a mature cone containing 13 golden corpolites that are composed of macerated pollen grains of Florinites.
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.
Cones A is an Immature cone.
Cone B is a Mature cone containing 13 golden coprolites.
Coprolites are composed of macerated pollen grains and are deposited in strings.
Mounted peels were made by William C. Darrah.
Desmoinian North American Stage (Desmoinesian)
Coal Ball Peel
Lakeram, Scott (2019). Cordaitean Predation Photos 2019: Mounted Peels, Harvard Collection. Plate 29. Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from