†family Ericaceae de Jussieu 1789

Magnoliopsida - Ericales - Ericaceae

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

See also Hickey 1977 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Actinidiaceae, Byblidaceae, Cyrillaceae, Empetraceae, Epacridaceae, Grubbiaceae, Lanagiopollis, Paleoenkianthus

Subtaxa: Andromeda Arbutus Arctostaphylos Brachyloma Cosmelieae Cyathodes Cyathodophyllum Epacriphyllum Epacris Kalmia Leucopogon Lyonia Monotoca Pieris Rhododendron Richea Richeaphyllum Trochocarpa

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (37 collections), Canada (2: British Columbia, Nunavut), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Japan (1), Panama (1), Portugal (2), Tanzania (1), United States (3: California, North Carolina, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene of Germany (2), Japan (1), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida, Nevada)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: California, Indiana)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Bolivia (1), Japan (3), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Azerbaijan (1), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (1), Germany (7), Japan (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), Turkey (1), United States (13: California, Nevada, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (3), New Zealand (1), United States (1: Montana)

• Oligocene of the Russian Federation (3), United States (2: Idaho, Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: North Dakota)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Belgium (1)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: British Columbia), China (1)

Total: 119 collections including 213 occurrences

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