13" Pennsylvanian Fossil Fern Plate - Kentucky

This is a 13.0", fossil Pennsylvanian fern, plate, from the Breathitt Formation, Leslie County, Kentucky. It contains a collection of stalks, pinnule (branch of leaflets) and leaflets from a number of different ferns; seed ferns, Macroneuropteris, Neuropteris and Sphenopteris, and the true fern, Pecopteris. In addition to the ferns, there is a section of segmented worm (Annelida) and a section of undefined plant, most likely the end of a Lepidodendron branch.

Neurodontopteridaceae are genera (plural genus) of seed ferns, extinct species of fern that reproduced from seed as opposed to sporophyte reproduction of most modern ferns.

Lepidodendron is a close relative of modern club mosses that grew 10 meters tall.

Annelida are segmented worms like earthworms.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$95
DETAILS
SPECIES
Macroneuropteris sp. Neuropteris sp., Pecopteris sp., Sphenopteris sp., Annelida
LOCATION
Leslie County, Kentucky
FORMATION
Breathitt Formation
SIZE
13.0 x 9.7" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#123479
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