Cooksonia Lang 1937

Psilophytopsida - Psilophytales

Full reference: W. H. Lang. 1937. On the plant-remains from the Downtonian of England and Wales. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 227B:245-291

Parent taxon: Psilophytales according to H. N. Andrews 1970

See also Lang 1937

Sister taxa: Arachnoxylon, Barsassia, Dicranophyton, Distichophytum, Dutoitia, Gilboaphyton, Gosslingia, Legrandia, Lerichea, Loganiella, Loganophyton, Niayssioidea, Orestovia, Paulophyton, Pseudosporochnus, Psilophytaceae, Rhynia, Sacheocladus, Trimerophytaceae, Wattieza, Uralia

Subtaxa: Cooksonia hemisphaerica Cooksonia pertoni

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Type: Cooksonia pertoni


• Devonian of Brazil (3 collections), Canada (1: Nunavut), the Czech Republic (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Arizona)

• Silurian of Bolivia (2), Canada (1: Ontario), the Czech Republic (5), Ireland (1), Libya (1), Poland (1), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (7), United States (3: New York)

Total: 34 collections including 65 occurrences

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