Zygolithus Kampter ex Matthes 1956 1956 (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae - Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae

Parent taxon: Prymnesiophycidae according to K. Perch-Nielsen 1997

Sister taxa: Braarudosphaeraceae, Centosphaera, Ceratolithina, Ceratolithoides, Chiphragmalithus, Coccolithites, Coccolithus, Cricolithus, Cruciplacolithus, Discoaster, Eoconusphaeraceae, Haqius, Kokia, Laguncula, Liliasterites, Markalius, Mathasterites, Microrhabdulaceae, Nannoconaceae, Neochiastozygus, Orthogonoides, Polycyclolithaceae, Pontosphaera, Prinsiosphaera, Prolatipatella, Repagulum, Rhabdolithus, Schizosphaerellaceae, Tetralithus, Tortolithus, Triquetrorhabdulus, Watkinsia, Zygodiscus, Zygrhablithus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: Georgia collection)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Slovakia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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