Fossil Plants from the head of the Shackleton Glacier, 2003Entry ID: Shackleton_Glacier_area_paleobotany
Abstract: Collection of Late Triassic fossil plants from unnamed hill SE of Schroeder Hill, at the head of the Shackleton Glacier. Collection consists of ~160 specimens of compressed fossil plants. Collected November, 2003. Location: 85° 23.717 S 174° 49.916 W. All specimen data, including identifications of taxa, are databased in the Paleobotanical Collections, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas. The flora is dominated by members of the seed fern (pteridosperm) group, Corystospermales, including Dicroidium, Umkomasia, and Pteruchus.
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Email: serbet at ku.edu
Division of Paleobotany, EEB Dept. University of Kansas 1200 Sunnyside Ave.
Province or State: KS
Postal Code: 66045-7534
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DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-07