Nannotax3 - ntax_cenozoic - Dicrateria


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Isochrysidales -> Isochrysidaceae -> Dicrateria
Sister taxa: Dicrateria, Isochrysis, Ruttnera, Tisochrysis

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Dicrateria gilva

Dicrateria rotunda


Citation: Dicrateria Parke 1949
Rank: Genus
Type species:

Original description: Cellula natante, solitaria, nuda, periplasto differentiae carente praedita; protoplasto rigidiore, formam praebente immutabilem; cellula sphaeroidi subovatave; deest sulcus; 2 flagellis, longitudine paribus, ex granulo basali distincto exsistentibus in parte cytoplasmatis hyalina sito; 2 chromatophoris magnis parietalibus crateriformibus fulvis contrapositis; nucleo mediocri pro- pius polum ilium sito ex quo exsisrunt flagella; cellula pabulum holophytica; nee oleo nee leucosino indigente; sine sexu propagatur fissione per gradum mobilem; cysto intra cellulam confecto; cystis sphaeroidibus subovatisque cum membrana externa laevi; non deest multiplicationis genus palmelloidem per gradum effectae.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Dicrateria



Search data:
Lith size: 0->0┬Ám;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at top of No known fossil record modern (100% up, 0Ma, in "Holocene" stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Parke, M. (1949). Studies on marine flagellates. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 28: 255-288. gs


Dicrateria compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 25-9-2022

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