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Temporal range: Permian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Genus: Stephanophyllites
  • S. Sanpaulensis †

Stephanophyllites is an extinct genus of plants that lived in the Permian.


In Brazil, the fossil of species indefinite of the genus Stephanophyllites, was located on outcrop Morro Papaléo in the city of Mariana Pimentel. They are in the geopark Paleorrota in Rio Bonito Formation and date from Sakmarian at Permian. The species S. Sanpaulensis was located in the state of São Paulo. [1]

In Argentina, the species S. Sanpaulensis was also located. [2]