Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Haptophytes -> Phaeocystales -> Phaeocystaceae -> Phaeocystis
Sister taxa: Phaeocystis

Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Phaeocystis amoeboidea

Phaeocystis antarctica

Phaeocystis brucei

Phaeocystis cordata

Phaeocystis globosa

Phaeocystis jahnii

Phaeocystis pouchetii

Phaeocystis scrobiculata

Phaeocystis sphaeroides

Phaeocystis sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Phaeocystis Lagerheim 1893
Rank: Genus
Type species: Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim

Catalog entries: Phaeocystis

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


Lagerheim, G. (1893). Phaeocystis nov. gen., grundadt på Tetraspora Poucheti Har. Botaniska Notiser. 1893: 32-33. gs


Phaeocystis compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 17-5-2021

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