Family Cupressaceae Martynov 1820 (conifer)

Pinopsida - Pinales - Cupressaceae

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

See also Christophel 1976, Hickey 1977, Hueber 1983, Mabberley 2000, McIver and Basinger 1993 and Taylor et al. 2008

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

Subtaxa: Bungarbia Callitris Cupressinoxylon Cupressus Diselma Drumhellera Fitzroya Fokienia Heyderia Juniperus Libocedrus Mesocyparis Monarophyllum Papuacedrus Protocupressinoxylon Thuites

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (39 collections), France (1), Japan (4), Portugal (1), Tanzania (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: California, North Carolina, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene of Germany (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Montana)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (6), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), Germany (2), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (1), United States (10: California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (6), New Zealand (1), United States (2: Montana)

• Oligocene of Australia (5)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (5), Argentina (6), Australia (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Colorado, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Australia (1), Canada (1: Alberta), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: Montana, North Dakota)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Canada (8: Alberta, British Columbia), China (1), France (1), Greenland (3), United States (3: Idaho, Kansas, Utah), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Peru (1)

• Jurassic of Azerbaijan (1), China (1), France (3), Germany (2), Switzerland (1), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Colorado)

• Triassic of Germany (1)

Total: 158 collections including 179 occurrences

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