Leisman Number M 745 A-4 (microscope slide)
Leisman Number: 745 A-1
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)
Locality Number: OPC 00008000
Associated Coal Ball: Leisman 745/OPC 00008001 – entire coal ball specimen is OPC Specimen Number 00000000
OPC Coal Ball Peel That the Specimen Came From: None, macerated from coal ball or slice of coal ball.
OPC Slide Containing the Specimen: Not Applicable, is a microscope slide
OPC Specimen Number: 00000000
Specimen Category: Microscope Slide
Number in Lot: Numerous – Unknown
Type Status: Epitype
Identification: Microscope Slide (notable taxa: Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman and Stidd emend. 1967)
- Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1962. A Spencerites Sporangium and Associated Spores from Kansas. Micropaleontology, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 396-402. doi: 10.2307/1484530 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000125] Note: Publication lists as Spencerites; sp. as an informal new species, however in later publications is identified as the species Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1962) Leisman emend. 1962; and the same coal ball, coal ball peels, microscope slides and spores are used. Publication lists as Pittsburg and Midway Coal Company mine eight miles southwest of West Mineral, Cherokee County, Kansas, United States. (our page on publication, PDF of article)
- 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 slide. However it is the source for Plate 1 figure 7 of SNOMNH_Pbot-00000125 and Plate 2 figure 4 of SNOMNH_Pbot-00000125; Note: Publication SNOMNH_Pbot-00000125 lists as Spencerites nov. sp. Leisman 1962 nomen nudem as an informal new species.
Notes: Microscope slide with spores macerated from coal ball containing Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman and Stidd emend. 1967 and possibly other taxa. Note it was originally identified as containing Spencerites nov. sp. Leisman 1962 nom. nudem (as an informal new species see Leisman 1962 SNOMNH_Pbot-00000125) before later publication identified the species as Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman emend. 1962 (see Leisman 1962 SNOMNH_Pbot-00000181) and its later revision to Spencerites moorei (Cridland 1960) Leisman and Stidd emend. 1967 (see SNOMNH_Pbot-000000254).
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