Ibyka

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Ibyka
Temporal range: Middle Devonian to Upper Devonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Cladoxylopsida
Order: Iridopteridales
Genus: Ibyka
Species

Ibyka amphikoma
Ibyka vogtii

Ibyka is an extinct genus of Iridopteridales, and a possible ancestor to horsetails.[1]
The probable relationships within Equisetopsida are shown in the cladogram below. The position where Ibyka would be has been added.[2]



Ibyka(?)




Pseudobornia ursina




Sphenophyllales




Archeocalamitaceae




Calamitaceae




Equisetaceae








References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas N. Taylor, Edith L. Taylor, Michael Krings: Paleobotany. The Biology and Evolution of Fossil Plants . Second Edition, Academic Press 2009, ISBN 978-0-12-373972-8 , p. 398-400.
  2. ^ "Introduction to the Sphenophyta". University of California Museum of Paleontology. Retrieved 31 July 2011.