9" Fossil Flora (Neuropteris & Sphenophyllum) Plate - Kentucky

 
This is a fossil flora (Neuropteris sp. and Sphenophyllum sp.) plate from the Breathitt Formation of Leslie County, Kentucky. Neuropteris is an extinct genus of fern that reproduced from seed as opposed to sporophyte reproduction of most modern ferns. As with most seed ferns, Neurodontopteridaceae grew in tree form. Sphenophyllum is an extinct genus of herbaceous horsetail from the Late Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian aged forests that formed the coal shales of Eastern Kentucky and Ohio.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$45
DETAILS
SPECIES
Neuropteris sp. & Sphenophyllum sp.
LOCATION
Leslie County, Kentucky
FORMATION
Breathitt Formation
SIZE
9 x 5.4" Rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#142423
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