Cordaites tuchlovicensis Šimůnek

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000403

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:403

Authors: Z. Šimůnek

Rank: species

Reference: Šimůnek, Z. (2007): Genus Cordaites from the Carboniferous and Permian of the Bohemian Massif (Epidermal structure study). – Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, Series B – Historia Naturalis 62(2006)(3–4): 97–210., link

Page of description: 112

Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 14a–c; pl. 2, fig. 5, pl. 7, figs 4–6

Types

Holotype ZŠ 204, Czech Geological Survey, Prague, the Czech Republic
Figures: text-fig. 14a–c; pl. 2, fig. 5, pl. 7, figs 4–6

Original protologue

Hypostomatic, narrow lanceolate leaves, with infrequent parallel venation, 2–6 thin veins alternate with each thick veins. Adaxial cuticle with oblong cells, abaxial cuticle with tetra- to pentagonal cells, stomata dispersed in poorly defined stomatal rows.

Etymology

From the type locality at Tuchlovice.

Stratigraphy

Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian
Kladno Formation, Radnice Member, Radnice Coals, intercalation of the Main Kladno coal seam. Bolsovian (Westphalian C)

Locality

Czech Republic
Tuchlovice, Nosek Mine, Kladno-Rakovník Basin

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood