Lepidophloios Sternberg 1825

Lepidodendrales - Lepidodendraceae

Proposed for conservation against earlier taxonomic synonym, Yuccites Martius (1822), by Doweld (in Taxon 62: 839. 2013).

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Synonym: Lepidofloyos Sternberg 1825 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Lepidodendraceae according to D. L. Dilcher et al. 2005

See also Andrews 1970 and Jennings 1980

Sister taxa: Aspidiopsis, Bergeria, Lepidodendron, Lepidophylloides, Lepidostrobophyllum, Lychnophorites, Phillipsia

Subtaxa: Lepidofloyos laricinum Lepidophloios laricinus

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Type: Lepidofloyos laricinum


• Desmoinesian of United States (13: Indiana collections)

• Westphalian of United States (2: Alabama, Illinois)

• Pennsylvanian of Canada (2: Nunavut), United States (2: Illinois, Ohio)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (1), Canada (2: Nova Scotia), Germany (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (24: Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Mississippian of Canada (2: Nova Scotia, Nunavut)

Total: 56 collections including 63 occurrences

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