Afropollis Doyle et al. 1982


Doyle, J. A., Jardine, S., & (1982) Afropollis, a new genus of angiosperm pollen, with notes on the Cretaceous palynostratigraphy and paleoenvironments of Northern Gondwana. Bulletin des Centres de Recherches Exploration- Production-Elf- Aquitaine, 6, 39-117.

Parent taxon: Angiospermae according to M. I. A. Ibrahim 2002

Sister taxa: Appomatoxia, Archaefructaceae, Campanulids, Dejaxpollenites, Euanthus, Fabid, Lamids, Malvids, Monocots, Monocotyledoneae, Naiadaceae, Papillopollis, Retimonocolpites, Rosids, Tetracolpites, Tetraporopollenites

Subtaxa: Afropollis jardinus Afropollis kahramanensis Afropollis operculatus Afropollis schrankii Afropollis zonatus

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"


• Cretaceous of Argentina (4 collections), Brazil (67), Colombia (23), Egypt (98), France (1), Ghana (9), Israel (1), Libya (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (31), Peru (1), Sudan (22)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Egypt (1)

Total: 260 collections including 298 occurrences

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