Classification: non_cocco -> Haptophytes -> Pavlovales -> Pavlovaceae -> Rebecca
Sister taxa: Diacronema, Exanthemachrysis, Pavlova, Rebecca,

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)

Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Rebecca Green in Edvardsen et al. 2000
Rank: Genus
Type species: Rebecca salina Green (designated by Green in Edvardsen et al. 2000)

Catalog entries: Rebecca

Original description: Cells solitary, free-swimming, elongate, slightly com­ pressed, with two unequal flagella and a short haptonema. The longer anterior flagellum with fine non-tubular hairs and rows of minute spherical or clavate bodies; posterior flagellum ves­tigial. A pit or canal penetrating the cell near the long anterior flagellum. Chloroplast single, pale yellow-green, stigma ab­sent.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database


Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Green, J. C., Andersen, R. A., Moon-Van Der Staay, S. Y. & Medlin, L. K. (2000). Phylogenetic reconstructions of the Haptophyta inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences and available morphological data. Phycologia. 39: 19-35. gs


Rebecca compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 13-12-2019

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