†family Menispermaceae de Jussieu 1789

Magnoliopsida - Ranunculales - Menispermaceae

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

See also Hickey 1977 and MacGinitie 1941

Sister taxa: Berberidaceae, Circaeasteraceae, Fumariaceae, Lardizabalaceae, Papaveraceae, Pteridophyllaceae, Ranunculaceae, Sabiaceae, Teixeiraea

Subtaxa: Carronia Cissampelos Cocculus Diploclisia Hyperbaena Hypserpa Martinmuellera Menispermaphyllum Menispermeae Menispermites Menispina Parabaena Pericampylus Stephania Tinomiscoidea Tinospora Tinosporeae Wardensheppeya Wilkinsoniphyllum

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Type: Wilkinsoniphyllum

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (19 collections), Tanzania (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1), United States (1: Nebraska)

• Miocene of Germany (3), Japan (2), Kenya (2), United States (1: Montana)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (3), Australia (1), China (1), Germany (2), the United Kingdom (10), United States (36: Oregon, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Belgium (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2), Colombia (17), France (1), United States (20: North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Tertiary of Japan (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (9: Alberta, British Columbia), China (1), the Russian Federation (14), United States (18: New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 168 collections including 227 occurrences

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