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

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

Pseudohaptolina sorokinii

Pseudohaptolina sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Pseudohaptolina Edvardsen & Eikrem,in Edvardsen et al. 2011
Rank: Genus
Type species: Pseudohaptolina arctica Eikrem & Edvardsen in Edvardsen et al. 2011

Catalog entries: Pseudohaptolina

Original description: Cells round to oblong with two equal, homodynamic flagella. Haptonema similar in length to flagella and non-coiling. Haptonema and flagella inserted apically. Periplast covered by organic plate scales with radiating ribs on both distal and proximal faces. Cells with two chloro- plasts. Nucleotide sequences for the SSU and LSU rDNA distinct.

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


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


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

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