Family Cyatheaceae Kaulfuss (ferns)

Pteridopsida - Cyatheales - Cyatheaceae

Parent taxon: Cyatheales according to R. J. Carpenter 1991

See also Hickey 1977, MacGinitie 1941 and Smith et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Cyatheacidites, Dicksoniaceae, Loxsomataceae

Subtaxa: Alsophilidites Alsophilocaulis Cyathea Cyathoides Hemitelia Kulyisporites

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (45 collections), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Panama (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Bolivia (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), New Zealand (3), Panama (13)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Australia (1), Puerto Rico (8)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (1), United States (4: North Dakota, Washington, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Egypt (1), Germany (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Canada (1: Nunavut), the Russian Federation (2)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), China (1), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 101 collections including 112 occurrences

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