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Cordaitanthaceae

Pinopsida - Cordaitanthales - Cordaitanthaceae

Taxonomy
Cordaitanthaceae is a family. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cordaitanthales by Meyen (1984).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Cordaitanthaceae Meyen p. 90

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
phylumPinophyta
classPinopsidaBurnett 1833
RankNameAuthor
orderCordaitanthales
familyCordaitanthaceae
familyCordaitanthaceae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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G. †Cordaitanthus Feistmantel 1876
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Cordaitanthus communis Feistmantel 1876
G. †Gothania Hirmer 1933
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Gothania westfalica Hirmer 1933
G. †Mitrospermum Arber 1910
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Mitrospermum compressum Williamson 1910
G. †Nucellangium Andrews, Jr. 1949
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Nucellangium glabrum Andrews, Jr. 1949
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Tournaisian to the top of the Sakmarian or 358.90000 to 290.10000 Ma

Collections (12 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tournaisian358.9 - 346.7United Kingdom (Scotland) Mitrospermum bulbosum (10657)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Kentucky) Mitrospermum compressum (13593)
Namurian - Westphalian A330.9 - 316.9Spain (Leon) Mitrospermum sp. (37358)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Iowa) Nucellangium glabrum (39076)
Westphalian A318.7 - 316.9United Kingdom (England) Mitrospermum compressum (37359 37369 37376)
Westphalian A318.7 - 316.9Belgium Mitrospermum sp. (37495)
Westphalian A - Westphalian B318.7 - 314.6Germany Gothania westfalica, Mitrospermum compressum (37506)
Stephanian307.5 - 300.4USA (Ohio) Mitrospermum vinculum (21263)
Asselian - Sakmarian298.9 - 290.1China (Hebei) Nucellangium darrah (21185)
Asselian - Sakmarian298.9 - 290.1Niger Nucellangium sp. 1 (30357)