Paleonet: most iconic / most important fossils

Hans Kerp kerp at
Thu Nov 15 08:24:19 GMT 2012

I would also plea for arborescent lycopsids (Lepidodendron, 
Lepidophloios and Sigillaria). These trees produced around 80% of the 
plant biomass that formed Carboniferous coals, which fired the 
industrial revolution. Without them our modern world would have looked 


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