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Syracosphaerales

Description

Syracosphaerales is an order of algae consisting of three families:


Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)7482910https://www.gbif.org/species/7482910
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)87650https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=87650
Rankorder
Taxonomy (GBIF)Life : Chromista : Haptophyta : Prymnesiophyceae : Syracosphaerales
Taxonomy (PBDB)Life : Haptophyta : Prymnesiophyceae : Syracosphaerales
Taxonomic Status (GBIF)accepted
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-Chromalveolata
phylumHaptophytaHibberd ex Cavalier-Smith 1986
classPrymnesiophyceaeHibberd 1976
orderSyracosphaeralesHay 1977
Scientific NameSyracosphaerales
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Syracosphaeralesorderbelongs to Prymnesiophyceaestated without evidenceYoung et al., 2003
Taxon Size (PBDB)4
First Recorded Appearance61.6 - 59.2 Ma
Paleocene
Environmentoceanic,oligotrophic,marine,brackish (based on Haptophyta)
Motilitypassively mobile (based on Haptophyta)
Dietphotoautotroph (based on Haptophyta)
Taphonomylow Mg calcite (based on Haptophyta)
Primary Reference (PBDB)J. R. Young, M. Geisen, and L. kleijne, L. Cros, A. Kleinjne, C. Sprengel, I. Probert, J. Ostergaard. 2003. A guide to extant coccolithophore taxonomy. Journal of Nannoplankton Research Special Issue 1. 1
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syracosphaerales

Fossil Distribution

Subtaxa

NameStatusCommon Name(s)Fossil OccurrencesOldestYoungest
Alisphaeraceae
family
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Calciosoleniaceae
family
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
261.6 Ma
Paleocene
5.33 Ma
Miocene
Rhabdosphaeraceae
family
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Syracosphaeraceae
family
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Umbellosphaeraceae
family
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1977Syracosphaerales Hay
2003Syracosphaerales Young et al.

References

Young J. R., Geisen M., et al (2003) A guide to extant coccolithophore taxonomy., Journal of Nannoplankton Research Special Issue 1. 1
Guiry, G.M. (2011) AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; - via Dyntaxa. Svensk taxonomisk databas
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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