Sydneia manleyi Pšenička, Bek, Zodrow, Cleal et A.R.Hemsley
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000001
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1
Reference: Pšenička, J., Bek, J., Zodrow, E. L., Cleal, C. J. & Hemsley, A. R. (2003): A new late Westphalian fossil marattialean fern from Nova Scotia. – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 142: 199–212.
Page of description: 209
Illustrations or figures: figs 2–31
Name is type taxon for
Holotype 989GF-275 + 989GF-276, Palaeobotanical Collections, University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Figures: figs 2–31
Note: The hand specimen and all associated preparations from it are stored in the Palaeobotanical Collections, University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, Nova
Synangia attached to club-shaped distal region of pinnule lobes. Synangia 2.0–2.5 mm long, 1 mm wide, and composed of 20–30 sporangia. Sporangia 0.5–0.8 mm long, 0.3 mm wide, and have an obtuse apex. Monolete and trilete spores, ovoid to spherical, 16–39 mm in size, with a laevigate, scabrate or microspinate exine that is from 1 to 4 mm thick.
Named after Dr Stephen Manley, former Dean of the School of Science and Technology, the University College of Cape Breton, for his support of the experimental geological sciences.
roof rocks of the Stubbart coal seam (upper Westphalian D)
Prince Mine, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood