Nematophytales

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Nematophytales

[¦nem·əd·ō·fī′tā·lēz]
(paleobotany)
A group of fossil plants from the Silurian and Devonian periods that bear some resemblance to the brown seaweeds (Phaeophyta).
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In the thin sections of these latter we could recognize, under the microscope, tabular structures virtually identical to those considered as typical (Lang, 1937) of the Nematophytes of genus Nematothallus, to which, therefore, we assigne such forms of Rancho Curiel.
The dolomites of La Monarca Ranch, north of Felix Gomez village, contain fossils that are poorly preserved but compare with those of Cerro Taconazo, Cerro del Boludo and Sierra de la Jojoba, and others which are very similar to the Nematothallus of Rancho Curiel.