Araucariacites Cookson and Couper 1953

Equisetopsida - Pinidae - Pinidae

Synonym: Granulonapites Cookson

Parent taxon: Araucariaceae according to V. S. Perez Loinaze et al. 2023

See also De Benedetti et al. 2023, Lakhanpal et al. 1976, Povilauskas 2012, Vallati et al. 2016, Vallati et al. 2020 and Vera et al. 2022

Sister taxa: Agathis, Agathoxylon, Alkastrobus, Araucaria, Araucarioides, Araucariopitys, Araucariorhiza, Araucarioxylon, Araucarites, Balmeiopsis, Balmeisporites, Brachyphyllum, Cyclusphaera, Dadoxylon, Dammara, Dammarites, Dammaroxylon, Dilwynites, Mesopitys, Mohgaostrobus, Moranocladus, Pagiophyllum, Primaraucaria, Proaraucaria, Protodammara, Sarcostrobilus, Wairarapaia, Walchiaraucaria, Woodworthia

Subtaxa: Araucariacites australis Araucariacites cooksonii Araucariacites fissus Araucariacites ghoshii Araucariacites guianensis Araucariacites hungaricus Araucariacites indicus Araucariacites limbatus Araucariacites pergranulatus

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Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Atlantic (2 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (16)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (6), Australia (3), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (1), Chile (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (13), Argentina (3), Australia (2), Colombia (2), Germany (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (6), Australia (9), Colombia (3)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), New Zealand (7)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (13), Argentina (22), Australia (18), the Bahamas (6), Brazil (140), Canada (1: Alberta), Chile (10), Colombia (15), Cote D'Ivoire (3), Egypt (75), France (2), Ghana (1), India (5), Israel (8), Jordan (10), Libya (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (8), Peru (1), Romania (1), Senegal (7), South Sudan (16), Spain (1), Sudan (30), United States (2: Maryland, New Jersey)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Egypt (1), India (2)

• Jurassic of Argentina (5), Egypt (6), France (3), India (7), Morocco (1), Norway (1), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), United States (1: Utah)

• Triassic of India (1)

Total: 513 collections including 546 occurrences

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