Lagokarpos lacustris McMurran & Manchester

  • Lagokarpos lacustris McMurran
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Lagokarpos lacustris McMurran and Manchester, 2010, winged fruits of unknown family and order relationship. Additional material with seeds, flowers and leaves attached to each other is needed to resolve the relationships of this seed. Left) Holotype specimen FOBU 9835, showing well-preserved wing venation and more globose fruit body. Length 39 millimeters. Middle) Specimen FMNH PP53568 with fruit starting to split into halves. Length (measured along curve of longest wing) 39 millimeters. Right) Paratype FMNH PP43951 with fruit further split. Length (measured along curve of longest wing) 39 millimeters.
Catalog Number: PP 53568
Taxonomic Name: Lagokarpos lacustris McMurran & Manchester
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Identified By: Dr. Ian J. Glasspool : Colby College - Geology Department
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
Collector: L. Grande
EMu IRN: 2303522
Occurrence ID: c2785091-0a32-45f5-ba1b-c17316cd0b4a

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