Eiffellithus Reinhardt 1965 (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae - Eiffellithales - Eiffellithaceae

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

Sister taxa: Rothia, Tegumentum

Subtaxa: Eiffellithus equibiramus Eiffellithus eximius Eiffellithus gorkae Eiffellithus hancockii Eiffellithus monechiae Eiffellithus parallelus Eiffellithus parvus Eiffellithus pospichalii Eiffellithus praestigium Eiffellithus primus Eiffellithus striatus Eiffellithus turriseiffelii Eiffellithus vonsalisiae Eiffellithus windii

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Type: Zygolithus turriseiffelii

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Miocene of Slovenia (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Tanzania (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Canada (6: Alberta), France (1), Germany (1), Tanzania (4), United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 17 collections including 28 occurrences

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