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  Piesberg Osnabrück
  Germany

Added:
may 2003
Last Modified:
august 2004







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Plant fossils from the Carboniferous period.

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Literature recommended by members

  • Cleal, C.J. and B.A. Thomas, 2009: Introduction to plant fossils (Cambridge University Press)
    Book on general paleobotany
    Added by Carboon
  • David, F., 1987: Sandkorper in fluviatilen Sandsteinen des Unteren Westfal D (Oberkarbon) am Piesberg bei Osnabruck, Facies 17, 51-58
    At Piesberg near Osnabruck fluvial sandstones of the Lower Westphalian D are exposed. 80% of the investigated sequence (94.5 m) consists of sandstones, conglomeratic sandstones, and conglomerates, 20 % are mudstones, siltstones, and coal. The profile is mainly built up of fining-upward sequences. These sequences are interpreted as distributary channels, to which the point bar- and floodplain-sediments belong as well. Subordinately small coarsening-upward sequences occur, which are interpreted as
    Added by Carboon
  • Dunlop, J.A., C. Brauckmann and H. Steur, 2008: A Late Carboniferous fossil scorpion from the Piesberg, near Osnabruck, Germany, Fossil Record 11 (1) 2008, 25-32
    A new fossil scorpion – only the second from the Late Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian) of western Germany – is described from the Westphalian D of the Piesberg near Osnabruck, Germany.
    Added by Carboon
  • Gothan, W. and W. Remy, 1957: Steinkohlenpflanzen (Verlag Gluckkauf GmbH, Essen)
    Book on Paleozoic paleobotany. Good figures and photos that help with identifying plant fossils. Newer version: Remy, W. and R. Remy (1977)
    Added by Carboon
  • Josten, K.-H., 1991: Die Steinkohlen-Flore Nordwestdeutschlands, Fortschr. Geol. Rheinld. u. Westf. 36, Druck: Joh. van Acken, Krefeld, Deutschland
    Added by Carboon
  • Josten, K.-H., van Amerom, H.W.J., 1999: Die Pflanzenfossilien im Westfal D, Stefan und Rotliegend Norddeutschlands, Fortschritte in der Geologie von Rheinland und Westfalen 39, 1 - 168.
    Added by Carboon
  • Krings, M. and H. Kerp, 2006: Neuropteris attenuata, a narrow-stemmed, leaning or lianescent seed fern from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Lower Saxony, Germany, Flora 201 (2006) 233-239
    Added by Carboon
  • Remy, W. and R. Remy, 1977: Die Floren des Erdaltertums (Verlag Gluckkauf GmbH, Essen)
    Book on Paleozoic paleobotany. Good figures and photos that help with identifying plant fossils.
    Added by Carboon

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