Leiosphaeridia Eisenack 1958 (acritarcs)

Life

Parent taxon: Acritarcha according to J. Yao et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Acanthodiacrodium, Appendisphaera, Asteridium, Bacillidinium, Ceratocystidiopsis, Clavaticystis, Comasphaeridium, Cristallinium, Cyclodictyon, Cymatiosphaera, Domasiella, Filisphaeridium, Fromea, Heliosphaeridium, Korojonia, Lacunalites, Leiofusa, Leiomarginata, Limbicysta, Lusatia, Mecsekia, Micrhystridium, Microforaminiferal, Navifusa, Nummus, Ocalasphaera, Odontothrix, Operculites, Orygmatosphaeridium, Palaeostomocystis, Platycystidia, Pterospermopsis, Pterosphaeridia, Recticystis, Schizocystia, Spicadinium, Synsphaeridium, Trachysphaeridium, Variomargosphaeridium, Veryhachium

Subtaxa: Leiosphaeridia hyalina Leiosphaeridia menendezii Leiosphaeridia perthensis Leiosphaeridia pusilla Leiosphaeridia similis

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Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Azerbaijan (3)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), Brazil (1), Israel (2), South Sudan (6), United States (7: Kansas)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1)

• Triassic of Madagascar (1)

• Buntsandstein of Germany (20)

• Devonian of United States (1: Ohio)

• Silurian of Norway (4), the Russian Federation (6)

• Ordovician of Estonia (19), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Sweden (1)

• Cambrian of Finland (1), Norway (3)

• Wonokan of Argentina (2)

• Ediacaran of the Russian Federation (1)

• Neoproterozoic of India (1), Norway (3)

• Riphean of India (1)

Total: 89 collections including 104 occurrences

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