Zamites Brongniart 1828

Cycadeoideopsida - Bennettitales

Full reference: A. T. Brongniart. 1828. Prodrome d'une histoire des végétaux fossiles.

Parent taxon: Bennettitales according to J. Watson and C. A. Sincock 1992

See also Lapasha and Miller 1985 and MacGinitie 1941

Sister taxa: Bennetticarpus, Bennettistemon, Bennettitaceae, Cycadeoidea, Cycadeospermum, Cycadolepis, Monanthesia, Nilssoniopteris, Otozamites, Pseudocycas, Pterophyllum, Ptilophyllum, Sphenozamites, Weltrichia, Wielandiella, Williamsonia, Williamsoniaceae, Williamsoniella

Subtaxa: Zamites arcticus Zamites bayeri Zamites californica

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Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (9: California collections)

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta, British Columbia), Ecuador (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (12), Spain (1), United States (10: Montana, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Chile (1), Egypt (1)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (2), Argentina (2), Azerbaijan (1), Belarus (1), China (16), Colombia (1), France (26), Georgia (2), Germany (4), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (6), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (11), Mongolia (1), Portugal (1), Romania (18), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (3: Montana, Wyoming)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Honduras (1), Romania (1)

• Triassic of Antarctica (1), Austria (1), China (12), France (1), Germany (2), Hungary (1), Italy (5), Japan (1), Mexico (48), Tajikistan (1), Ukraine (2), United States (11: New Mexico, North Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Virginia/North Carolina)

Total: 251 collections including 379 occurrences

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