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Sphenophyta (Horsetails)
Asterophyllites grandis (Sternberg) Geinitz 1855
Added: 1-1-2006
Modified: 5-1-2014 by Carboon
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Taxonomy [explanation]
Superregnum: Eukaryota Woese et al. 1990
Subregnum: Plantae Haeckel,1866
Superphylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935
Classis: Sphenopsida
Species: Asterophyllites grandis (Sternberg) Geinitz 1855

Very rare find. This fossil is one of the many twigs of Calamites sp. You can distinguish between the species Asterophyllites and annularia because the delicate leaves of this genus are distributed in a symmetrical form in the branches and are only single veined.

Found in: Elouges, Belgium >>See Species List
Date: 23/1/2005

Period: Carboniferous >> Species List
Epoch: Pennsylvanian >> Species List
Formation: Westfaliaan >> Species List

Collection Anthonie Hellemond (Anthonie)
Fossiel.net number: 90-0005

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