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 for

Baiguliella Ignatov, Karasev et Sinitsa 2011


Original diagnosis/description

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


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