†family Archaeopteridaceae Nicholson and Lydekker 1889

Archaeopteridopsida - Archaeopteridales - Archaeopteridaceae

Family name published with improper, but correctable ending: Archaeopterideae.

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Full reference: A. H. Nicholson and R. Lydekker. 1889. A Manual of Palaeontology for the use of students with a general introduction on the principles of palaeontology. Edition 3 [rewritten and greatly enlarged]. 1-2

Parent taxon: Archaeopteridales according to A. B. Doweld 2001

See also Scheckler 1986

Sister taxa: Dzungaropteris, Pterispermotheca

Subtaxa: Archaeopteris Palaeopteridium

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• Permian of United States (1: Michigan collection)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (2: Illinois)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Illinois)

• Mississippian of United States (5: Illinois, Pennsylvania)

• Devonian of Belgium (16), Canada (9: Alberta, Nunavut, Quebec), Ireland (1), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (59: Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia)

Total: 96 collections including 132 occurrences

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