Virtual Collection: Cycadeoids

This virtual collection was last curated by Elizabeth Hermsen and Jonathan Hendricks on August 16, 2019. Each model is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Unless otherwise indicated, each model was created by Emily Hauf using specimens at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York.

Order Bennettitales

Fossil specimens of the cycadeoid Nilssonia tenuinervis from the Jurassic (Middle Estuarine Series) of Yorkshire, England. Specimen is from the Cornell University Paleobotanical Collection (CUPC), Ithaca, New York (#1320). Longest dimension of rock is approximately 18 cm.