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Article: Sections of some Carboniferous dispersed spores

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 5
Part: 2
Publication Date: July 1962
Page(s): 247 252
Author(s): N. F. Hughes, Mary E. Dettmann and G. Playford
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HUGHES, N. F., DETTMANN, M. E., PLAYFORD, G. 1962. Sections of some Carboniferous dispersed spores. Palaeontology5, 2, 247–252.

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Sections of microspores, some cingulate, one zonate and one saccate, are discussed and illustrated. It is shown that sections aid the elucidation of wall structures; thus diagnoses can be mere precisely written and this may eventually remove some classificatory difficulties. A sectioning technique is described.
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