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Re: Wollemi, Attenborough, and Branagh
On Wed, 11 May 2005 12:43:55 -0700 "T. Michael Keesey" <email@example.com>
> On 5/11/05, Phil Bigelow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > From what I can glean, the *first* fossil record of the
> > > nobilis_ stem-lineage is dated at 90Ma, and the split from
> > > extant _Araucariaceae_ would have been about 200Ma.
> > Does anyone know of the *youngest* fossil occurrence of the
> Of the _Wollemia nobilis_ branch? Apparently 2Ma.
I am curious if the youngest fossil occurrence is also from Australia.
And I'm also curious if _Wollemia_ is a Lazarus taxon (a bunch of records
at 90 mya, and a then nothing until 2 mya).