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Betula hesterna Hickey 1977 (birch)

Magnoliopsida - Fagales - Betulaceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 55293

Full reference: L. J. Hickey. 1977. Stratigraphy and paleobotany of the Golden Valley Formation (Early Tertiary) of western North Dakota. The Geological Society of America Memoir 150:1-183

Belongs to Betula according to L. J. Hickey 1977

Sister taxon: Betula stevensonii

Type specimen: USNM 43180. Its type locality is White Butte (USNM 14048), which is in a Wasatchian channel siltstone in the Golden Valley Formation of North Dakota.