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L. Luthardt et al. (2018): Severe growth disturbances in an early Permian calamitalean traces of a lightning strike? Abstract, Palaeontographica Abteilung B, 298: 1-22.
! "... The special injury of the calamitalean described herein [...] exhibits an elongated to triangular shape, a central furrow, a scar-associated event ring of collapsed to distorted tracheids, and was ultimately overgrown by callus parenchyma. We suggest that this scar most likely was caused by a lightning strike ..."

N. Ogasa (2020): Fossilized lightning bolts reveal when ancient storms struck.

M.A. Pasek and M. Hurst (2016): A Fossilized Energy Distribution of Lightning. Open access, Scientific Reports, 6.

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