Sabalites subsp. sp.

  • Green River Fossil
    Photographer: Dov Scher : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Palm inflorescence [cluster of flowers] (flower-bearing structure) and herring fish cf. Sabalites sp. and Knightia eocaena Early Eocene (50 million years ago) Wyoming, USA Geology Specimen # PP43943 Individual Green River fossil specimens.
  • Palm flowers and inflorescence
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Palm flowers and inflorescence (Family Araceae). Left) Palm inflorescence, mostly stems missing flowers on slab with ?Knightia eocaena. ?Knightia measures about 110 millimeters in length. Specimen is number FMNH PP43943 from FBM Locality G. Right top) Palm flower from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A measuring eight millimeters in diameter (FMNH PP43972). Right bottom) Another palm flower from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A measuring eight millimeters in diameter (FMNH PP55104).
Catalog Number: PP 43943
Taxonomic Name: Sabalites subsp. sp.
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
Region/Area: Fossil Lake
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Wyoming
County: Lincoln
Township: Kemmerer
EMu IRN: 2297545
Occurrence ID: f02f6412-76ab-403c-8013-033500fd7250

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