A new thalloid liverwort: Pallaviciniitessandaolingensis sp. nov. from the Middle Jurassic of Turpan–Hami Basin, NW China

@article{Li2016ANT,
  title={A new thalloid liverwort: Pallaviciniitessandaolingensis sp. nov. from the Middle Jurassic of Turpan–Hami Basin, NW China},
  author={Ruiyun Li and Xuelian Wang and Jingwei Chen and Sheng-hui Deng and Zixi Wang and Junling Dong and Bainian Sun},
  journal={PalZ},
  year={2016},
  volume={90},
  pages={389-397}
}
Here we described a fossil thalloid liverwort from the Middle Jurassic Xishanyao Formation, Turpan–Hami Basin, China, preserved as a carbonized compression in greyish-green siltstones. The fossil thalloid liverwort is characterized by the long and strap-like thallus with a well-defined costa, entire margins and polygonal cells in the thallus wings. Following comparisons of the present fossil with extant and other related fossil liverworts, a new species, Pallaviciniitessandaolingensis sp. nov… 

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