Elaterosporites Jardiné 1967 (elaterate)

Cycadopsida - Gnetales

Full reference: S. Jardiné. 1967. Spores a expansion en forme d'élateres du Crétacé moyen d'Afrique Occidentale. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 1:235-258

Parent taxon: Gnetales according to Herngreen 1974

Sister taxa: Alaticolpites, Elaterocolpites, Equisetosporites, Gnetaceae, Steevesipollenites

Subtaxa: Elaterosporites acuminatus Elaterosporites castellaini Elaterosporites klaszi Elaterosporites klaszii Elaterosporites protensus Elaterosporites verrucatus

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Type: Elaterosporites verrucatus

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (45 collections), Cote D'Ivoire (3), Egypt (21), Gambia (1), Ghana (17), Guinea-Bissau (1), Israel (1), Libya (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (22), Peru (9), Senegal (2), South Sudan (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Egypt (1)

Total: 126 collections including 224 occurrences

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