Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Organic-walled dinoflagellates Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Organic-walled dinoflagellates

Organic-walled dinoflagellates

Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Organic-walled dinoflagellates
Sister taxa: Organic-walled dinoflagellates, Silicifying dinoflagellates, Thoracosphaeraceae


Taxonomic discussion: A selection of dinoflagellates as commonly seen in nannoplankotn preps

Catalog entries: Organic-walled dinoflagellates [no catalog entry yet]


The vast majority of dinoflagellates do not biomineralise and are not seen in nannofossil preparations. They are, however, commonly seen in plankton preparations, especially in neritic environments, and these images illustrate some typical forms

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



Organic-walled dinoflagellates compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 29-3-2023

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