I recently did a little more work on bennettites. This is my own version of Wielandiella angustifolia, based on the magnificent recent papers by Christian Pott and his co-authors.
The life appearance of bennettites has been extremely hard to reconstruct. Just a handful of fossils of bennettite stems are known to science. Even fewer have attached leaves or cones, […]
This is the third installment of my series on bennettites and this time I will try to describe them, for paleoartists, in plain language. For more scientific language or references […]
Bennettites show up in the fossil record first in the Middle Triassic. Late Triassic beds around the world show many fronds of Anomozamites, Pterophyllum, and Zamites. Throughout the Jurassic bennettites […]
Bennettitales (Cycadeoidales) I write to the paleo community today not because we have failed, but because we are succeeding like never before. We are ready to take on a […]