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Litostrobus

Equisetopsida - Sphenophyllales

Taxonomy
Litostrobus was named by Mamay (1954). It is not extant. Its type is Litostrobus iowensis.

It was assigned to Sphenophyllales by Andrews (1970).

Species
L. iowensis (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Litostrobus Mamay
1970Litostrobus Andrews

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumPteridophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumEquisetophytaScott 1900
classEquisetopsidaAgardh 1825
orderSphenophyllalesSeward 1898
genusLitostrobusMamay 1954

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.

G. †Litostrobus Mamay 1954
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Litostrobus iowensis Mamay 1954
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: Pennsylvanian or 323.20000 to 298.90000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carboniferous358.9 - 298.9USA (Iowa) L. paulus, L. iowensis (12670)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Illinois) L. iowensis (13963)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Kentucky) L. iowensis (13893)