Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Haptophytes -> Prymnesiales -> Prymnesiaceae -> Corymbellus
Sister taxa: Corymbellus, Dicrateria, Haptolina, Hyalolithus, Petasaria, Prymnesium, Pseudohaptolina

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Corymbellus aureus

Corymbellus sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Corymbellus Green 1976
Rank: Genus

Catalog entries: Corymbellus

Original description: Yellow-green cells aggregated to form spherical or annuloid golden-yellow motile colonies; each cell with two sub-equal smooth flagella and a haptonema arising from an apical depression. Unmineralized body-scales present. Plastids two, each with a pyrenoid.

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 "Holocene" stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database


Green, J. C. (1976a). Corymbellus aureus gen. et sp. nov., a new colonial member of the Haptophyceae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 56: 31-38. gs


Corymbellus compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 12-5-2021

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