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Aachenia knoblochii

Aachenia knoblochii R. Weber Palaeontographica, Abt. B, Paläophytol., 152(1-3): 78. Jun 1975
Name
Aachenia knoblochii
Rank
Species
Original spelling
knoblochi
Generic Name
[Genus] Aachenia
Authors (Pub.)
Weber R.  
Publication
Aachenia knoblochi n. sp., an interesting conifer from the Upper Cretaceous Olmos Formation of northeastern Mexico [1975/6]
Journal
Palaeontographica
Volume
152
Issue
1-3
Page number
78
Year
1975

Fossil Status
cones (scales)

Stratigraphy
Maastrichtian
Strat. comment
Olmos Formation
Location
Barroteran (Saltillito) Mine Nr. 3, Main shaft, Coahuila, Mexico
Paleoregion
America (North)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Geología, México, México
Repository Number
IGM-PB 410
Diagnosis
Aachenia cone scales. Average length 31 mm, maximum length 36.5 mm, average width in the contact zone of proximal part and apophysis 13 mm, maximum width 15 mm. Basal stalk-shaped part up to 4 mm wide near its base, distally widened in a trumpet-like fashion. Apophysis up to 7 mm wide half way between its base and tip. Tip more or less rounded with a fine tooth up to 2 mm long.

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