Three species of Ptilophyllum from Bansa, Madhya Pradesh


  • Sukh-Dev Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226007, India
  • Zeba-Bano Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226007, India



Ptilophyllum rewaensis n. sp., Ptilophyllum sp. cf. P. horridum Roy and Ptilophyllum sp. are described from the Lower Cretaceous of Bansa, Madhya Pradesh. In addition, a classification based on morphological and epidermal characters of most of the Ptilophyllums known from India and other countries is also prepared. In all 24 species are considered here - Argentina 1 (P. longipinnatum), Egypt 1 (P. khargaense), India 14, Italy 1 (P. triangulare), U.K 3 (P. hirsutum, P. pecten, P. pectinoides) and U.S.S.R. 4 (P. caucasicum, P. okribense, P. sokalense, P. ukrainense).


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Sukh-Dev, & Zeba-Bano. (1975). Three species of Ptilophyllum from Bansa, Madhya Pradesh. Journal of Palaeosciences, 24(1-3), 161–169.



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