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CATALOG - Pavlovales

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Original descriptions of taxa. For coccolithophores, and many calcispheres, these are pages from the Farinacci & Howe Catalog of Calcareous Nannofossils. In other cases (e.g. non-calcifying haptophytes) the data is directly compiled on this site. The "Catalogue of Calcareous Nannofossils" was originally compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989, since 2000 it has been updated and extended by Richard Howe - see The Farinacci and Howe Catalog - an Introduction.
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Current identification: Pavlovales Green 1976

Compiled data

Citation: Pavlovales Green 1976
taxonomic rank: Order
Type species: Pavlova Butcher, 1952
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): n/a
Current citation: Pavlovales Green 1976

Original Description

Motile or palmelloid unicellular organisms; if non-motile, producing motile swarmers. Motile cells with two unequal, often anisokont, heterodynamic flagella and a haptonema; the shorter flagellum sometimes reduced to a vestigial structure.


Green, J. C. (1976b). Notes on the flagellar apparatus and taxonomy of Pavlova mesolychnon van der Veer, and on the status of Pavlova Butcher and related genera within the Haptophyceae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 56: 595-602. gs


Pavlovales: Catalog entry compiled by Jeremy Young. Viewed: 18-6-2024

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