Braarudosphaera Deflandre 1947 (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae - Prymnesiophycidae - Prymnesiophycidae

Parent taxon: Braarudosphaeraceae according to P. R. Bown and J. R. Young 1997

Sister taxa: Bukryaster, Micrantholithus, Trapezopentus

Subtaxa: Braarudosphaera africana Braarudosphaera bigelowii Braarudosphaera hockwoldensis Braarudosphaera regularis Braarudosphaera stenorhetha Braarudosphaera turbinea

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Type: Pontosphaera bigelowii

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection)

• Miocene of Azerbaijan (2), India (1), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Namibia (1), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Georgia)

• Paleocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Canada (2: Alberta), France (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (17)

Total: 36 collections including 40 occurrences

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