†family Euphorbiaceae Jussieu 1789

Dicotyledonae - Euphorbiales - Dilleniidae

Parent taxon: Euphorbiales according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

See also Hickey 1977, MacGinitie 1941 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Pandaceae, Thymelaeaceae

Subtaxa: Acalypha Aleurites Amperea Beyeria Bridelioxylon Euphorbia Euphorbiotheca Hippomaneoidea Limalbocarpon Macaranga Mallotus Omalanthus Stillingia Tricolporopollenites

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (42 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Tanzania (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene of Germany (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of France (1), Germany (1), Japan (2), Uganda (1)

• Miocene of Australia (9), Chile (1), Germany (4), Kenya (3), New Zealand (5), Turkey (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (3)

• Oligocene of Azerbaijan (1), Spain (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (66: California, Colorado, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington, Wyoming, Wyoming )

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Colombia (3), France (1), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Cote D'Ivoire (3), Egypt (12), Israel (3), Madagascar (1), Nigeria (24), Peru (1), Senegal (4)

Total: 215 collections including 355 occurrences

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