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Myrtales

Magnoliopsida - Myrtales

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1820Myrtales Jussieu
1993Myrtales McIver and Basinger
2000Myrtales Mabberley
2008Myrtales Taylor et al. p. 1029
2011Myrtales Jud

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
orderMyrtalesJussieu 1820
orderMyrtalesJussieu 1820

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Early/Lower Cretaceous to the top of the Holocene or 145.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 100.5 Ma

Collections (367 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5Antarctica Myrtaceidites eugenioides (150877)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (Utah) Eucalyptus dakotensis (103148)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Antarctica Myrtaceidites eugeniioides (153426)
Late/Upper Cretaceous - Paleocene100.5 - 56.0Argentina (Chubut) Myrtaceidites sp. (172890)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mexico Decodon tiffneyi (116340)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Trapa sp. (69621)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Antarctica Myrtaceidites sp. (150271)
Late/Upper Campanian - Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Antarctica Myrciophyllum santacrucensis, Myrciophyllum santacruzensis (150274)
Late/Upper Campanian - Danian83.5 - 61.6Antarctica Myrtaceidites spp. (168697)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Myrtaceidites sp. (32522)
Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Eocene72.1 - 48.6Argentina (Santa Cruz) Myrtaceidites mesonesus (167869)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Argentina (Buenos Aires) Myrtaceidites mesonesus (168421 168422 168426 168428 168430)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Argentina (Chubut) Myrceugenia chubutense (142528)
Early/Lower Paleocene - Danian66.0 - 61.6Antarctica (Seymour Island) Myrtaceidites spp. (168705)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0New Zealand (Canterbury) Myrtaceae indet. (169454 169456 169460 169487 169900)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (North Dakota) Trapa angulata (43284)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Montana) Trapa angulata (40098 40100 53845) Trapa paulula (55857)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Wyoming) Trapa angulata (57939 57986 57987 57990) Trapa paulula (41227)
Tertiary - Late/Upper Miocene66.0 - 5.333Russian Federation (Omsk) Trapa sp., Decodon gibbosus, Decodon globosus, Decodon sibiricus (24322)
Tertiary66.0 - 2.588Venezuela (Anzoategui) Eugenia camparabilis (31247)