Cordaitean Predation Photos 2019: Mounted Peels, Harvard Collection. Plate 08B
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A large oblong coprolite near cone A picture 1, possibly originating from an insect. both cone A (picture 1) and cone B (picture 2) are mature. Picture 3 displays pollen originating from Cordaitina sp. in ruptured pollen sacks from cone A. Plate 8B is a successive peel taken from the same coal ball as plate 8A.
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 and B are Mature cones.
Pollen originating from Cordaitina sp.
A large golden coprolite near cone A possibly produced by an insect.
Mounted peels were made by William C. Darrah.
Desmoinian North American Stage (Desmoinesian)
Coal Ball Peels
Large Golden Coprolite
Lakeram, Scott (2019). Cordaitean Predation Photos 2019: Mounted Peels, Harvard Collection. Plate 08B. Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from