Araucariacites australis Cookson 1947 (conifer)

Pinopsida - Pinales - Araucariaceae

Synonym: Araucariacites ghuneriensis Singh et al. 1964 [objective synonym]

Full reference: I. C. Cookson. 1947. Plant microfossils from the lignites of Kerguelen Archipielago. B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research Expedition 1929/1931 2:127-142

Belongs to Araucariacites according to Cookson 1947

See also Vijaya and Bhattacharji 2002

Sister taxa: Araucariacites fissus, Araucariacites guianensis, Araucariacites hungaricus, Araucariacites limbatus, Araucariacites pergranulatus

Average measurements (in mm): Pollen grain diameter 0.065

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Atlantic (2 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (15)

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

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

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (3), Australia (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (4), Australia (9)

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

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (12), Argentina (11), Australia (18), Brazil (134), Canada (1: Alberta), Chile (9), Colombia (15), Cote D'Ivoire (3), Egypt (47), France (2), Ghana (1), Israel (8), Jordan (10), Libya (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (8), Peru (1), Senegal (4), South Sudan (16), Sudan (30), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Egypt (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (5), Egypt (5), France (3), Morocco (1), Tanzania (1), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 412 collections each including a single occurrence

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