Field Museum of Natural History Fossil Pteridophyte Collection (FMNH-PALEOBOTANY)

The Paleobotany Collection spans 3.8 billion years of history but has its major strengths in the Late Paleozoic and Cretaceous-Paleogene.
Contacts: Fabiany Herrera, fherrera@fieldmuseum.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 December 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
Field Museum of Natural History Fossil Pteridophyte Collection. Occurrence dataset (ID: 9b66be69-e839-46a9-add5-b0ad7294d57d) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, pteridoportal.org/portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 5,562 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 2,423 (44%) with images (9,114 total images)
  • 10 (0.18%) identified to species
  • 20 families
  • 6 genera
  • 6 species
  • 6 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics