Archaeopteris Dawson 1871

Archaeopteridopsida - Archaeopteridales - Archaeopteridaceae

Synonym: Palaeopteris Schimper 1869 [replaced name]

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

See also Andrews 1970 and Scheckler 1986

Sister taxon: Palaeopteridium

Subtaxa: Archaeopteris hibernica

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Type: Cyclopteris hibernica


• Carboniferous of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Mississippian of United States (4: 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: 92 collections including 128 occurrences

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