Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Rebecca <title>Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Rebecca


Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Haptophytes -> Pavlovales -> Pavlovaceae -> Rebecca
Sister taxa: Diacronema, Exanthemachrysis, Pavlova, Rebecca

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

Rebecca salina

Rebecca sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Rebecca Green in Edvardsen et al. 2000
Rank: Genus
Type species: Rebecca salina Green (designated by Green in Edvardsen et al. 2000)

Catalog entries: Rebecca

Original description: Cells solitary, free-swimming, elongate, slightly com­ pressed, with two unequal flagella and a short haptonema. The longer anterior flagellum with fine non-tubular hairs and rows of minute spherical or clavate bodies; posterior flagellum ves­tigial. A pit or canal penetrating the cell near the long anterior flagellum. Chloroplast single, pale yellow-green, stigma ab­sent.



Ecology & Biogeography

Biology & life-cycles

Phylogenetic relations

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., Green, J. C., Andersen, R. A., Moon-Van Der Staay, S. Y. & Medlin, L. K. (2000). Phylogenetic reconstructions of the Haptophyta inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences and available morphological data. Phycologia. 39: 19-35. gs


Rebecca compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 30-1-2023

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