Cordaitean Predation Photos 2019: Mounted Peels, Harvard Collection. Plate 62
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Cone maturity is as follows- cone A, immature (picture 1, top left); cone B, basal section (picture 2, bottom left); cone C, taphonomically degraded (picture, right). A large oblong coprolite (> 1 mm) in the matrix composed of macerated Florinties pollen grains was possibly produced by an insect (pictures 2 and 3).
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 A is and Immature Cone.
Cones B is a basal section.
Cone C is a degraded cone.
A large coprolite produced by an insect was found in the matrix.
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 62. Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from