Pterophyllum Brongniart 1828

Cycadeoideopsida - Bennettitales

Parent taxon: Bennettitales according to J. Watson and C. A. Sincock 1992

Sister taxa: Bennetticarpus, Bennettistemon, Bennettitaceae, Cycadeoidea, Cycadeospermum, Cycadolepis, Monanthesia, Nilssoniopteris, Otozamites, Pseudocycas, Ptilophyllum, Sphenozamites, Weltrichia, Wielandiella, Williamsonia, Williamsoniaceae, Williamsoniella, Zamites

Subtaxa: Pterophyllum affine Pterophyllum fragile Pterophyllum longifolium Pterophyllum trichomatosum

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Type: Pterophyllum longifolium

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (6: British Columbia), China (2), Japan (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Australia (1), Canada (2: British Columbia), Egypt (1), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (2)

• Jurassic of Argentina (2), Australia (1), Belarus (1), Chile (1), China (58), France (2), Georgia (9), Greenland (10), India (2), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (7), Kazakhstan (7), Mexico (5), Mongolia (1), New Zealand (1), Norway (1), Poland (3), Portugal (1), Romania (22), the Russian Federation (30), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (13), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (16), United States (1: Alaska), Uzbekistan (3)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), France (1), Georgia (1), Mexico (1), Romania (1), Sweden (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (1), Armenia (1), Australia (3), Austria (3), China (67), France (1), Germany (10), Greenland (14), India (1), Iran (7), Italy (6), Japan (2), Kyrgyzstan (2), Mexico (25), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (7), South Korea (4), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Sweden (3), Switzerland (1), Tajikistan (5), Ukraine (4), United States (8: North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia/North Carolina), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of Australia (2), China (8), India (3), North Korea (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Korea (1)

• Carboniferous to Permian of Morocco (1)

Total: 424 collections including 765 occurrences

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