Neuropteris

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Neuropteris
Temporal range: Carboniferous
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Cycadophyta
Class: Cycadopsida
Order: Medullosales
Family: Neurodontopteridaceae
Genus: Neuropteris
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Neuropteris is an extinct seed fern that existed in the Carboniferous period, known only from fossils. Major species include Neuropteris loschi. It is a fairly common fossil in bituminous coal with Alethopteris and similar ferns, especially in the Carboniferous Alleghany Mountains of Pennsylvania, they can be found near St. Clair, Pennsylvania .

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