Arizona State University Fossil Plant Collection (ASU-PBC)
The Plant Fossil Collections are curated by Kathleen B. Pigg. Our holdings include around 15,000 megafossil specimens as well as coal balls and silicifications, a fossil and extant palynomorph collection, and extant wood and anatomical sections. Strengths of the collection include Late Paleocene, Eocene and Miocene floras of western North America, Gondawana floras of Australia, and Paleozoic and Cretaceous plant fossils of Arizona.
Curator: Kathleen B. Pigg, firstname.lastname@example.org (ORCID #: 0000-0002-8182-8461)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 July 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
Cite this collection:
Arizona State University Fossil Plant Collection. Occurrence dataset (ID: 273b5bee-7459-4389-b31e-014931d0e80e) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2023-12-10).
Arizona State University
Biodiversity Knowledge Integration Center
734 West Alameda Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282
The PCC, and this data portal, were made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) program, grant numbers 1802504, 1802352, 1802134, 1802033, 1802270, 1802255, 1802239, 1802446, 1802305.
The pteridoportal taxonomic thesaurus is based on the Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World, generously provided by Michael Hassler.