Coniopteris Brongniart 1849 (ferns)

Pteridopsida - Cyatheales - Dicksoniaceae

Nomenclatural later synonym of Polystichites K. Presl (1838), which is proposed by Doweld (in Taxon 62: 840. 2013) for conservation.

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Parent taxon: Thyrsopterideae according to C. A. Lapasha and C. N. Miller 1985

Sister taxon: Thyrsopteridaceae

Subtaxa: Coniopteris frutiformis Coniopteris hymenophylloides

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Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (2 collections), Australia (3), Canada (10: Alberta, British Columbia), China (1), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (16), United States (14: Alaska, Montana, Utah)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Australia (2), Canada (4: British Columbia, Nunavut, Yukon), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (7)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (3), Antarctica (2), Argentina (3), Australia (4), Belarus (4), China (143), France (1), Georgia (12), India (4), Iran (2), Japan (5), Kazakhstan (21), Kyrgyzstan (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (4), Mongolia (5), New Zealand (5), Poland (1), Romania (8), the Russian Federation (177), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Sri Lanka (1), Tajikistan (26), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (6), the United Kingdom (20), United States (4: Montana, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (12)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Kazakhstan (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (2), Australia (1), Austria (1), China (2), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (3)

• Permian of South Korea (1)

Total: 552 collections including 1132 occurrences

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