Baiguliella minuta Ignatov, Karasev et Sinitsa

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001777


Authors: M. S. Ignatov, E. V. Karasev & S. M. Sinitsa

Rank: species

Genus: Baiguliella Ignatov, Karasev et Sinitsa

Reference: Ignatov, M. S., Karasev, E. V. & Sinitsa, S. M. (2011): Upper Jurassic mosses from Baigul (Transbaikalia, South Siberia). – Arctoa 20: 43–64., link

Page of description: 63

Illustrations or figures: figs 40–44

Name is type taxon for

Baiguliella Ignatov, Karasev et Sinitsa 2011


Original protologue

Plants growing as individual shoots. Stem erect, up to 3.5 mm tall, with ca. 10 leaves, loosely arranged and terminally crowded; rhizoids are clustered at stem base, the longest of them being 0.7 mm long. Leaves spreading at base at ca. 45°, then reflecting at about right angle, straight to gently arching in the middle, 1-2 mm long, 0.2-0.3 mm wide, linear-lanceolate, somewhat keeled, margin plane, not bordered, without distinct serration; costa absent or weak and indistinct; laminal cells elongate, 30-45×10-11 μm.


Jurassic, Upper Jurassic


Russian Federation
Baigul locality, South Siberia, Zabaikalsky Territory, Baigul Creek, 52°14’N – 116°51’E

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood