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Moscow University Geology Bulletin

, Volume 73, Issue 5, pp 434–443 | Cite as

Permian Fossil Plants from the Sediments of the Vorkuta Series at the Pechora Coal Basin in the Collection of the Earth Science Museum of Moscow State University

  • V. S. IsaevEmail author
  • S. V. Naugolnykh
  • E. M. Kirilishina
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Abstract

Permian plant remains from the Vorkuta 1 location collected at the Earth Science Museum of the Moscow State University were characterized (at outcrop 38 at the left bank of the Vorkuta River within the boundaries of Vorkuta town opposite the Rudnik settlement). The collection includes equisetophytes Paracalamites decoratus (Eichwald) Zalessky, P. frigidus Neuburg, Paracalamitina cf. striata Zalessky emend. Naug.; Annulina neuburgiana (Radczenko) Neuburg, the leaves of ferns (Pecopteris anthriscifolia (Goeppert) Zalessky, P. helenaeana Zalessky, P. vorcutana Zalessky, and P. cf. leptophylla Bunbury), as well as the leaves of Vojnovskyales Rufloria spp. and, probably, of ginkgophytes. In terms of stratigraphy, the considered plant remains originated from the Inta formations of the Vorkuta series (the Ufa stage of the Biarmian (Middle) subdivision of the Permian system). The collection is characterized by significant scientific, exhibition, and didactic potentialities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Isaev
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. V. Naugolnykh
    • 2
  • E. M. Kirilishina
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of GeologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Geological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Earth Science MuseumMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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