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: Ian Glasspool (iglasspool@fieldmuseum.org)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 28 September 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 4,054 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 2,423 (60%) with images (9,114 total images)
  • 1,076 (27%) identified to species
  • 12 families
  • 5 genera
  • 10 species
  • 10 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics