Family Araucariaceae Henckel and Hochstetter 1865 (conifer)

Pinopsida - Pinales - Araucariaceae

Parent taxon: Pinales according to S. V. Meyen 1984

See also Mabberley 2000, McLoughlin et al. 1995, Taylor et al. 2008 and Upchurch et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Buriadiaceae, Cephalotaxaceae, Cheirolepidiaceae, Cupressaceae, Cycadocarpidiaceae, Glenrosa, Hoegisporis, Lebachiaceae, Palissyaceae, Pinaceae, Pinuspollenites, Podocarpaceae, Sciadopityaceae, Taxaceae, Taxodiaceae, Brachyphyllum, Glyptolepis, Desmiophyllum, Geinitzia, Callialasporites, Abietites, Pararaucariaceae, Palaeopiceoxylon

Subtaxa: Agathis Agathoxylon Alkastrobus Araucaria Araucariacites Araucarioides Araucarioxylon Araucarites Balmeisporites Cyclusphaera Dilwynites Pagiophyllum Wairarapaia

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Type: Araucaria

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (41 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Atlantic (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Australia (17), Chile (2), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (13), Australia (8), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Australia (4)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Chile (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene of Antarctica (15), Argentina (22), Australia (13), Colombia (22), Germany (1), New Zealand (6), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (7), Australia (11), Colombia (3), Denmark (1), New Zealand (6), United States (4: Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Antarctica (1), Canada (2: Alberta), New Zealand (23)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (19), Argentina (25), Australia (41), the Bahamas (6), Brazil (140), Canada (109: Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut), Chile (12), Colombia (15), Cote D'Ivoire (3), Ecuador (2), Egypt (81), France (6), Ghana (1), India (1), Israel (8), Italy (3), Jordan (10), Libya (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (3), Nigeria (8), Peru (5), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (12), Senegal (7), South Africa (8), Spain (1), Sudan (30), United States (31: Alaska, Idaho, Iowa, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), Canada (1: Yukon), Chile (1), China (1), Egypt (2), India (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (2), Antarctica (3), Argentina (18), Australia (3), Belarus (4), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (37), Egypt (7), France (25), Georgia (14), Germany (4), India (6), Italy (2), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (7), Madagascar (1), Mexico (3), Morocco (1), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (4), Norway (2), Portugal (2), Romania (14), the Russian Federation (32), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Sri Lanka (1), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (12), Tanzania (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (24), United States (7: Alaska, Montana, Oregon/Idaho, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (4)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (1), China (4), France (2), Germany (4), India (1), Italy (2), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (1), Tajikistan (1), United States (24: Arizona, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia/North Carolina)

• Permian to Triassic of South Africa (1)

• Permian of Australia (7), Brazil (1), India (3), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), United States (10: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas), Uruguay (1)

• Carboniferous of France (1), United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 1168 collections including 1579 occurrences

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