Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Prymnesiaceae Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Prymnesiaceae


Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Haptophytes -> Prymnesiales -> Prymnesiaceae
Sister taxa: Chrysochromulinaceae, Genera incertae sedis, Prymnesiaceae

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

Corymbellus aureus
Corymbellus sp.


Dicrateria inornata
Dicrateria rotunda
Dicrateria sp.


Haptolina brevifilum
Haptolina ericina
Haptolina fragaria
Haptolina herdlensis
Haptolina hirta
Haptolina sp.


Hyalolithus neolepis
Hyalolithus tumescens


Petasaria heterolepis
Petasaria protruberans



Pseudohaptolina arctica
Pseudohaptolina sorokinii
Pseudohaptolina sp.


Citation: Prymnesiaceae Conrad 1926 ex Schmidt 1931
Rank: Family
Taxonomic discussion: Classifiaction here is that of Edvardsen et al. 2011

Catalog entries: Prymnesiaceae

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Lutetian Stage (41.15-47.84Ma, base in Lutetian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database


Conrad, W. (1926). Recherches sur les flagellates de nos eaux saumâtres. II. Chrysomonadines. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 56: 167-231. gs

Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Throndsen, J., Sáez, A. G., Probert, I. & Medlin, L. K. (2011). Ribosomal DNA phylogenies and a morphological revision provide the basis for a revised taxonomy of the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). European Journal of Phycology. 46(3): 202-228. gs V O

Schmidt, O. C. (1931). Algen 1925-27. Mit Nachträgen aus den Jahren 1914 bis 1924. Just's Botanische Jahresberichte. 55(4): 20-312. gs


Prymnesiaceae compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 31-3-2023

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