Leisman Number 2160 B(3)I-X1 (coal ball peel)
Leisman Number: 2160 B(3)I-X1
Repository Collection: Leisman Collection in the L. R. Wilson Paleobotany and Micropaleontology Collection at Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, Norman, Oklahoma, United States (OMNH)
OPC 00008020: Mackie-Clemens No. 23 Mine located approximately three miles north of Frontenac, Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
- Stratigraphy: Cherokee Group: Cabaniss Formation: Bevier Coal
- Age: Paleozoic: Pennsylvanian: Desmoinesian
Associated Coal Ball: Leisman 2160/OPC 00008006 – entire coal ball specimen is OPC Specimen Number 00000000
OPC Coal Ball Peel That the Specimen Came From: Not applicable; is a coal ball peel
OPC Slide Containing the Specimen: Not applicable; is a coal ball peel
OPC Specimen Number: 00000000
Specimen Category: Coal Ball – Peel
Number in Lot: Numerous – Unknown
Type Status: Epitype
Identification: Coal Ball – Peel (notable taxa: Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman and Stidd emend. 1967)
- Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1962. Spencerites moorei comb. nov. from Southeastern Kansas. American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 68, No. 2, pp. 347-356. doi: 10.2307/2422740 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000181] Note: Publication lists as Pittsburg and Midway Coal Company mine north of Hallowell, Cherokee County, Kansas, United States. (our page on publication, PDF of article)
- Leisman, Gilbert Arthur and Stidd, Benton Maurice, 1967. Further Occurrences of Spencerites from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Kansas and Illinois. American Journal of Botany, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 316-323. doi: 10.2307/2440760 [SNOMNH-Pbot_00000254] (link to our page on publication, PDF of article)
Figure Number of Specimen: We are not aware of any of the entire coal ball peel. However, it is the source for figure 1 of SNOMNH_Pbot-00000181; Note: Publication SNOMNH_Pbot-00000181 lists as Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman emend. 1962.
Notes: Coal ball peel containing Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman and Stidd emend. 1967 and other taxa. Note it was originally identified as containing Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman emend. 1962 (see Leisman 1962 SNOMNH_Pbot-00000181) before later revision to Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman and Stidd emend. 1967 (see SNOMNH_Pbot-000000254).
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