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Fossil specimen : LIVCM 8.7.70.AC – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Plantae

  Phylum Sphenophyta

    Class Sphenopsida

      Order Lyginopteridales

Fossil Name Sphenopteris coriacea Marrat
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sphenopteris coriacea Marrat

Sphenopteris corriacea Marrat, 1872

Registration No. 8.7.70.AC
Collector Higgins, H H
Donor or Associated Person Higgins Collection
Held By World Museum Liverpool
Country England
Locality Thatto Heath, St Helens
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Coal Measures
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pennsylvanian Subperiod (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 323.2 Ma B.P.)


Marrat, F P, 1872. Proceedings of the Liverpool Geological Society, session 13 pp. 99-99, plate 9, figs. 1 & 2.

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