NCSM PaleoBotany Collection

Occurrence dataset published by North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences

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NCSM PaleoBotany Collection

Description

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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Administrative contact
Vince Schneider Schneider
Curator of Paleontology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC US, 27601 27601 Raleigh NC United States 919-707-9939
Metadata author
Ben Norton
Collections Data Curator
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC United States 919-707-9947
Originator
Ben Norton
Collections Data Curator
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC` United States 919-707-9947

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North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences

Publication Date

Jun 24, 2014

Registration Date

May 16, 2014

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Geographic Coverage

The PaleoBotany Collection spans 13 countries across the globe.

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John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
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