Balmeisporites Cookson and Dettmann 1958 (conifer)

Pinopsida - Pinales - Araucariaceae

Parent taxon: Araucariaceae according to S. Archangelsky 1977

See also Villar de Seoane and Archangelsky 2008

Sister taxa: Agathis, Agathoxylon, Alkastrobus, Araucaria, Araucariacites, Araucarioides, Araucarioxylon, Araucarites, Cyclusphaera, Dilwynites, Pagiophyllum, Wairarapaia

Subtaxa: Balmeisporites auriculatus Balmeisporites glenelgensis Balmeisporites holodictyus Balmeisporites limbatus Balmeisporites tridictyus

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Type: Balmeisporites holodictyus

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Canada (2: Alberta collections)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (3), Australia (27), Canada (105: Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut), Egypt (25), Libya (1), Peru (3), Portugal (1), United States (2: Iowa, New Jersey)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Egypt (1)

Total: 170 collections including 188 occurrences

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