Cyclopteris Brongniart 1828

Neuropteridae - Neuropteridae

Full reference: A. T. Brongniart. 1828. Prodrome d'une histoire des végétaux fossiles.

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

See also Chandra and Tewari 1991 and Jennings 1980

Sister taxa: Casea, Daubreeia, Fryopsis, Linopteris, Nephropteris, Neuralethopteris, Neurocardiopteris, Neurodontopteris, Neurogangamopteris, Neuropterocarpus, Neurospermum, Nevrospermum, Otopteris, Padgettia, Pseudocyclopteris

Subtaxa: Cyclopteris lobata Cyclopteris moquensis Cyclopteris reniformis Euephemerites primordialis

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Type: Cyclopteris reniformis

Ecology: stationary C3 autotroph


• Quaternary of Canada (1: Ontario collection)

• Jurassic of India (1), Italy (1)

• Triassic of Germany (1), India (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Permian of Morocco (1), United States (1: Arizona)

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Pennsylvanian of Portugal (1), United States (2: Kansas, New Mexico)

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

• Carboniferous of Canada (5: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), France (1), Germany (1), Spain (1), United States (11: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of Canada (2: New Brunswick), United States (1: Utah)

• Devonian of Canada (1: Quebec)

Total: 37 collections including 49 occurrences

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