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NCSM PaleoBotany Collection

Latest version published by North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences on Jul 28, 2016 North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Paleobotany Collection contains approximately 1600 specimens. Founded in the early 1900s, the collection consists of approximately 21% North Carolina material as well as material from 25 states and 13 countries representing 109 genera. The Paleobotany Collection includes an important fossil wood collection from Big Bend National Park in Texas, Triassic plants from North Carolina, and Pennsylvanian age plants from the famous Mazon Creek locality in Illinois and the Pottsville Formation of Alabama.

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How to cite

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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences PaleoBotany Collection

Rights

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http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 47881e45-febd-4622-b7a1-6efbce4fd7b3.  North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Ben Norton
Head, Technology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC` US 919-707-9947
http://www.collections.naturalsciences.org

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Vince Schneider
Curator of Paleontology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-9939

Who filled in the metadata:

Ben Norton
Head, Technology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-9947

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

The PaleoBotany Collection spans 13 countries across the globe.

Bounding Coordinates -90, 90 / -180, 180 (min, max Latitude / min, max Longitude)

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom  Plantae
Phylum  Aguijoxylon,  Angiosperms,  Chlorophyta,  Coniferophytes,  Cyanobacteria,  Cycadophyta,  Ginkgophyta,  Gymnospermopsida,  Gymnosperms,  Lycopsida,  Pteridophyta,  Pteridospermophyta,  Sphenophyta,  Lycophyta
Class  Pinopsida,  Ulvophyceae

Collection Data

Collection Name PaleoBotany Collection of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Collection Identifier NCSM-PaleoBotany
Parent Collection Identifier Not applicable

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 47881e45-febd-4622-b7a1-6efbce4fd7b3
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource.do?r=ncsm_paleobotany