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Mazon Creek Paleobotany References

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ABBOTT, M.L., 1954. Revision of the Palaeozoic fern genus Oligocarpia. Palaeontographica Abteilung B 96, 39–65.

ABBOTT, M.L., 1958. The American species of Asterophyllites, Annularia and Sphenophyllum. Bulletin of American Paleontology 38, 289-390.

ARNOLD, C.A. 1938. Note on a lepidophyte strobilus containing large spores, from Braidwood, Illinois. The American Midland Naturalist 20: 709-712.

ARNOLD, C.A., STEIDTMANN, W.E., 1937, Pteridospermous plants from the Pennsylvanian of Illinois and Missouri. American Journal of Botany 24, 644-650.

BAIRD, G.C., ANDERSON, J.L., 1997. Relative abundance of different Mazon Creek organisms: a closer look at “Abundant,” “Scarce,” and “Rare”, p. 27–29. In: Shabica, C.W., Hay, A.A. (eds.), Richardson's Guide to the Fossil Fauna of Mazon Creek. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

BAIRD, G.C. 1997a. Geological setting of the Mazon Creek area fossil deposit, p. 16-20. In: Shabica, C.W., Hay, A.A. (eds.), Richardson's Guide to the Fossil Fauna of Mazon Creek. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

BAIRD, G.C. 1997b. Fossil distribution and fossil association, p.21-26. In: Shabica, C.W., Hay, A.A. (eds.), Richardson's Guide to the Fossil Fauna of Mazon Creek. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

BAIRD, G.C. 1997c. Paleoenvironmental setting of the Mazon Creek biota, p.35-51. In: Shabica, C.W., Hay, A.A. (eds.), Richardson's Guide to the Fossil Fauna of Mazon Creek. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

CHALONER, W.G. 1956. On Sporangiostrobus langfordi sp. nov., a new fossil lycopod cone from Illinois. The American Midland Naturalist 55, 437-442.

CHALONER, W.G., 1958. Polysporia mirabilis Newberry, a fossil lycopod cone. Journal of Paleontology 32, 199-209.

DARRAH, W.C., 1936. A new Macrostachya from the Carboniferous of Illinois. Harvard University Botanical Museum Leaflets 4, 52-63.

DARRAH, W.C., 1937. Codonotheca and Crossotheca: polliniferous structures of pteridosperms. Harvard University Botanical Museum Leaflets 4, 153-172.

DARRAH, W.C., 1938. A new gleicheniaceous fern from Illinois. Harvard University Botanical Museum Leaflets 5, 145-159.

DARRAH, W.C., 1969. A critical review of the Upper Pennsylvanian floras of eastern United States with notes on the Mazon Creek Flora of Illinois. Privately published 220 pp.

DIMICHELE, W.A., PHILLIPS, T.L. 1976. Thallites dichopleurus sp. nov. from the Middle Pennsylvanian Mazon Creek flora. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 103, 218-222.

DRINNAN, A.N., CRANE, P.R., 1994. A synopsis of medullosan pollen organs from the middle Pennsylvanian Mazon creek flora of northeastern Illinois, USA. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 80, 235-257.

DRINNAN, A.N., SCHRAMKE, J.M., CRANE, P.R., 1990. Stephanospermum konopeonus (Langford) comb. nov.: a medullosan ovule from the middle Pennsylvanian Mazon Creek flora of northeastern Illinois, U.S.A. Botanical Gazette 151, 358-401.

FELDMAN, H.R., ARCHER, A.W., KVALE, E.P., CUNNINGHAM, C.R., MAPLES, C.G., WEST, R.R. 1993. A tidal model of Konservat-Lagerstaetten formation. Palaios 8, 485-498.

JANSSEN, R.E., 1940. Some fossil plant types of Illinois. Illinois State Museum Scientific Papers 124 pp.

LANGFORD, G. 1958. The Wilmington coal flora from a Pennsylvanian deposit in Will County, Illinois. Esconi Associates, 360 pp.

LANGFORD, G. 1963. The Wilmington coal fauna: and additions to The Wilmington coal flora from a Pennsylvanian deposit in Will County, Illinois. Esconi Associates, 280 pp.

LEDVINA, C.T., 1997. History of coal mining in northeastern Illinois, p. 3-15.  In: Shabica, C.W., Hay, A.A. (eds.), Richardson's Guide to the Fossil Fauna of Mazon Creek. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.

LESQUEREUX, L. 1866. Report on the fossil plants of Illinois. Geological Survey of Illinois 2, 427-470.

LESQUEREUX, L. 1869. Report on the fossil plants of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Annual Report of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (Harvard) 12-16.

LESQUEREUX, L. 1870. Report on the fossil plants of Illinois. Geological Survey of Illinois 4, 375-508.

LESQUEREUX, L. 1879-1884. Description of the coal flora of the Carboniferous formation in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, Report of Progress (Atlas, 1879, 1-85; Vol. 1, 1880, 1-353; Vol. 2, 1880, 354-694; Vol. 3, 1884, 695-977).

NOÉ, A.C. 1922. Fossil flora of Braidwood, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 15, 396-397.

NOÉ, A.C. 1925a. Pennsylvanian flora of northeastern Illinois. Bulletin of the Illinois State Geological Survey 52, 113 pp.

NOÉ, A.C. 1925b. The fossil flora of northern Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 18, 206-207.

PFEFFERKORN, H.W., Peppers, R.A., Phillips, T.L., 1971. Some fern-like fructifications and their spores from the Mazon Creek compression flora of Illinois (Pennsylvanian). Illinois State Geological Survey Circular 463, 56 pp.

PFEFFERKORN, H.W., 1973. Kankakeea gen. nov., buds for vegetative reproduction in Carboniferous ferns. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 47, 143-151.

PFEFFERKORN, H.W., 1976. Pennsylvanian tree fern compressions Caulopteris, Megaphyton, and Artisophyton gen. nov. in Illinois. Illinois State Geological Survey Circular 492, 31 pp.

PFEFFERKORN, H.W., 1979. High diversity and stratigraphic age of the Mazon Creek flora, p. 129-142. In: Nitecki, M.H., (ed.), Mazon Creek Fossils. Academic Press, New York.

PIGG, K.B., TAYLOR, T.N., 1985. Cormophyton gen. nov., a cormose lycopod from the middle Pennsylvanian Mazon creek flora. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 44, 165-181.

SCHOPF, J.M., 1948. Pteridosperm male fructifications: American species of Dolerotheca, with notes regarding certain allied forms. Journal of Paleontology 22, 681-724.

SELLARDS, E.H., 1902a. On the fertile fronds of Crossotheca and Myriotheca, and on the spores of other Carboniferous ferns from Mazon Creek, Illinois. America Journal of Science (Series 4) 14, 195-202.

SELLARDS, E.H., 1902b. On the validity of Idiophyllum rotundifolium Lesquereux, a fossil plant from the coal measures at Mazon Creek, Illinois. America Journal of Science (Series 4) 14, 203-204.

SELLARDS, E.H., 1903. Codonotheca, a new type of spore-bearing organ from the coal measures. America Journal of Science (Series 4) 16, 87-95.

SELLARDS, E.H., 1907. Notes on the spore-bearing organ Codonotheca and its relationship with the Cycadofilices. The New Phytologist 6, 175-178.

SHABICA, C.W., HAY, A.A., 1997. Richardson's Guide to the Fossil Fauna of Mazon Creek. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago 308 pp.

TAYLOR, T.N., 1967. On the structure and phylogenetic relationships of the fern Radstockia Kidston. Palaeontology 10, 43-46.

WITTRY, J., 2006. The Mazon Creek fossil flora. Esconi Associates 154 pp.