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Megalopteris dawsoni

Neuropteris dawsoni was named by Hartt (1868). It is not extant. It is the type species of Megalopteris.

It was recombined as Megalopteris dawsoni by Andrews (1875).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Neuropteris dawsoni Hartt
1875Megalopteris dawsoni Andrews

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genusMegalopterisDawson 1868
speciesdawsoni(Hartt 1868)

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.

Megalopteris dawsoni Hartt 1868
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Mississippian to the top of the Pennsylvanian or 358.90000 to 298.90000 Ma

Collections (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2Canada (New Brunswick) Megalopteris dawsoni (12421)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Illinois) Megalopteris dawsoni (13511)
Carboniferous358.9 - 298.9USA (Indiana) Megalopteris dawsoni (11197)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Michigan) Megalopteris dawsoni (10889)