Name: Princeton Chert
Location: British Columbia, North America
Age: Middle Eocene (49 mya)
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References and Links

Additional links:

Ruth Stockey's web site

Katheleen Piggs' web site

Botanical Society of America

Links for palaeobotanists

 

References cited:

Cevallos-Ferris, J. R. S. and Stockey, R. A. (1988) Permineralised fruits and seeds from the Princeton Chert (Middle Eocene) of British Columbia - Lythraceae. Canadian Journal of Botany, 66: 303-312.

Cevallos-Ferris, J. R. S. and Stockey, R. A. (1989) Permineralised fruits and seeds from the Princeton Chert (Middle Eocene) of British Columbia - Nymphacaeceae. Botanical Gazette, 150: 207-217.

Cevallos-Ferris, J. R. S., Stockey, R. A., and Pigg, K. B. (1991) The Princeton Chert: Evidence for in-situ aquatic plants. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 70: 173-185.

Cevallos-Ferris, J. R. S. and Stockey, R. A. (1995) Fruits and seeds from the Princeton Chert (Middle Eocene) of British Columbia - Rosaceae (Prunoideae). Botanical Gazette, 152: 369-379.

Currah, R. S., Stockey, R. A., and LePage, B. A. (1998) An Eocene tar spot on a fossil palm and its fungal hyperparasite. Mycologia, 90: 667-673.

Erwin, D. M. and Stockey, R. A. (1990) Sapindaceous flowers from the Middle Eocene Princeton Chert (Allenby Formation) of British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Botany, 68: 2025-2034.

Erwin, D. M. and Stockey, R. A. (1998) Permineralised monocotyledons from the Middle Eocene Princeton Chert (Allenby Formation) of British Columbia - Alismataceae. Canadian Journal of Botany, 67: 2636-2645.

Li, G-Q, Wilson, M. V. H., and Grande, L. (1997) Review of Eohiodon (Teleostei: Osteoglossomorpha) from western North America, with a phylogenetic reconstruction of Hiodontida. Journal of Paleontology, 71: 1109-1124.

Little, J. A. and Stockey, R. A. (2002) Fossil Duabanga-like leaves (Lythraceae) from the Princeton Chert. Botany 2002: Botany in the Curriculum - Integrating Research and Teaching.

Moore, P. D., Webb, J. A., and Collinson, M. E. (1991) Pollen Analysis (2nd Edition). Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Pearson, P. N., Ditchfield, P. W., Singano, J., Harcourt-Brown, K. G., Nicholas, C. J., Olsson, R. K., Shackleton, N. J., and Hall, M. A. (2001) Warm tropical sea surface temperatures in the Late Cretaceous and Eocene epochs. Nature, 413: 481-487.

Phipps, C. J., Osborn, J. M., and Stockey, R. A. (1998) Pinus pollen cones from the Middle Eocene Princeton Chert (Allenby Formation) of British Columbia, Canada. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 156: 112-124.

Pigg, K. B. and Stockey, R. A. (1996) The significance of the Princeton Chert permineralised flora to the Middle Eocene upland biota of the Okanogan Highlands. Washington Geology, 24: 32-36.

Smith, J. Y. and Stockey, R. A. (2001) Further investigation of Keratosperma allenbyensis (Araceae) from the Middle Eocene Princeton Chert (Allenby Formation) of British Columbia. Botany 2001: Plants and People.

Stockey, R. A. 2001. Princeton chert. Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford: 359-362.

Stockey, R. A. and Pigg, K. B. (1991) Flora and fruits of Princetonia allenbyensis (Magnoliopsida) from the Middle Eocene Princeton Chert of British Columbia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 70: 165-172.

Stockey, R. A. and Pigg, K. B. (1994) Vegetative growth of Eorhiza arnoldii from the Middle Eocene Princeton Chert locality of British Columbia. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 155: 606-616.

Stockey, R. A. LePage, B. A., and Pigg, K. B. (1998) Permineralised fruits of Diplopanax (Cornaceae, Mastixoideae) from the Middle Eocene Princeton Chert of British Columbia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 103: 223-234.

Stockey, R. A. (2001) The Princeton Chert. In: Palaeobiology II. Briggs, D. E. G. and Crowther, P. R. (Eds). ps. 359-362. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Wilson, M. V. H. (1982) A new species of Amia from the Middle Eocene of British Columbia. Palaeontology, 25: 413-424.

 

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