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prop. n.1.(Paleon.) An extensive genus of fossil ferns, of which species have been found from the Devonian to the Triassic formation.
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LANGENHEIM (1959) se trata de Equisetinae (Mesocalamites) que se elevan a la altura de arboles, Cicadofilicineas (helechos) como Neuropteris y Cordaites, arboles semejantes a las Ginko de Asia Oriental.
4) + NBMG 7649 (Sunbury County--together with Laveineopteris polymorpha and labelled as Annularia longifolia and Neuropteris sp.; here as Figs.
Specimen of Neuropteris collected from the Rush Creek locality near New Harmony, Indiana (WMI 300.18).
Neuropteris (?) Campanian, angulata Newb., Nymphaeites Paleocene, angulatus Bell: Trapa angulata early Eocene Brown; Quereuxia angulata (Newb.) Baikovs.; see other names, Brown 1962, Hickey 2001) Trapa?
Clement seemed to prefer collecting tree trunk and woody material of Lepidodendron, Sigillaria, Stigmaria, and Calamites, over leafy material as only three specimens of leaves (Pecopteris and Neuropteris) occur in the collection.
Stephanian-Autunian Autunian (1 and 2) A: Taeniopteris, Odontopteris, Pyrenees Neuropteris, Mixoneura Neuropteroides, Cordiatites, Lebachia, Potoniesporites, Ernestiodendron..
The equatorial flora that existed in the watery environments of the Carboniferous Period, for example, included Pteridosperms (Pecopteris, Neuropteris, etc.) with their broad, serrated leaves like those of ferns, but capable of producing seeds.
At a later date, Hoffman (in Keferstein 1826) transferred these fossils to Neuropteris scheuchzeri before Cleal et al.
For example, large specimens of Neuropteris rarinervis from the Westphalian of Germany display rather large fronds, up to 80 cm long, that are produced on narrow stems less than 3 cm in diameter.
Taxa identified thus far are as follows (RHW det.): Neuropteris cordata Brongniart, Mixoneura gimmii (Remy) Wagner, Mixoneura osmundaeformis (Schlotheim) comb.