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Pteridophyta Catalog

Listings below are all under the Division name Pteridophyta; under it are the appropriate listings of class, order, and family for each specimen

These plants had xylem and phloem, reproduced with spores and do not produce flowers or seeds. 
Pterodphytes  was composed of 2 groups: Lycopodiosida (mosses and quillworts) and Polyodiosidea (ferns and horsetails).
What I offer here  are from the ferns and horsetails.

Pecopteris

4.5 x 5.5 cm

Complete branching frond-like
structure on tan-gray nodule





Pter  1

Class: Filicopsida
Order: Marattiales
Order: Marattiaceae

Dugger Formation, Terre Haute, Indiana, Pennsylvanian

$ 45

Pecopteris first appeared in the Devonian period, but it flourished in the Carboniferous, especially the Pennsylvanian
Sphenophyllum schotheimii Brongniart

5.5 x 6.5 cm

Glistening specimen with typical whorling "leaves"
















Pter  2 a

Class: Equisetopsida
Order: Sphenophyllales
Family: Sphenophyllaceae

Upper Sharp Mountain Member, Pottsville Formation, Underclay  of
Buck Mountain # 5 Coal Bed, St. Clair Pennsylvania, Pennsylvanian

$ 40
Sphenophyllum schotheimii Brongniart

3.5 x 6 cm

Same as above, but a smaller specimen
with different coloration







Pter 2 b

Class: Equisetopsida
Order: Sphenophyllales
Family: Sphenophyllaceae

Upper Sharp Mountain Member, Pottsville Formation, Underclay  of
Buck Mountain # 5 Coal Bed, St. Clair Pennsylvania, Pennsylvanian

$ 10
Calamites (Annularia)

Nodule showing typical radiating (arborescent) horsetail structure; actual specimen is found on one side of the nodule and the impression on the other side; these formed branches and medium sized trees in coal swamps




Pter 3 a

Class: Equisetopsida
Order: Equisetales
Family: Calamitaceae


Dugger Formaton, Big Clifton Mine, Vig County, Indiana, Pennsylanian

$ 40
Calamites (Annularia)

Same as above with 3 annularia
radiations on rock matrix






Pter 3 b

Class: Equisetopsida
Order: Equisetales
Family: Calamitaceae

Dugger Formaton, Big Clifton Mine, Vig County, Indiana, Pennsylanian

$ 38
Lepidodendron wortheni Lesquereux 1866

Specimen with a reddish black bark-like
impression on black matrix
block measuring 6 x 9 cm







Pter 4

Class: Isoetopsida
Order: Lepidodendrales
Family: Lepidodenraeceae

Roof of Ross Anhracite, Llwewllyn Formation, Pennsyl-Alleghany Series,
Larksbille, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvanian

$ 60
   





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