Classification: non_cocco -> Haptophytes -> Prymnesiales -> Prymnesiaceae
Sister taxa: Chrysochromulinaceae, Genera incertae sedis, Prymnesiaceae,

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-300Ma) Granddaughter taxa


Citation: Prymnesiaceae Conrad 1926 ex Schmidt 1931
Rank: Family
Notes & discussion: Classifiaction here is that of Edvardsen et al. 2011

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Lutetian Stage (41.15-47.84Ma, base in Lutetian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database


Conrad, W., (1926). Recherches sur les flagellates de nos eaux saumâtres. II. Chrysomonadines. Archiv für Protistenkunde, 56: 167-231.

Edvardsen, B.; Eikrem, W.; Throndsen, J.; Sáez, A.G.; Probert, I. & Medlin, L.K., (2011). Ribosomal DNA phylogenies and a morphological revision provide the basis for a revised taxonomy of the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). European Journal of Phycology, 46(3): 202-228.

Schmidt, O.C., (1931). Algen 1925-27. Mit Nachträgen aus den Jahren 1914 bis 1924. Just’s Botanische Jahresberichte, 55: 20-312.


Prymnesiaceae compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 16-12-2018

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