Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Silicoflagellates Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Silicoflagellates


Classification: ntax_non_cocco -> Silicoflagellates
Sister taxa: Haptophytes, Parmales, Silicoflagellates, Miscellaneous scale-bearing groups, Testate amoebae, Chrysophyte cysts, Dinophytes, Diatoms, Zooplankton groups, Ascidian spicules, Crystals and crud, Palaeozoic nannofossils, hidden

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

Dictyocha fibula


Octactis pulchra


Stephanocha speculum


taxonomic rank: informal high level group
Taxonomic discussion: Silicoflagellates have a long and diverse fossil record (e.g. Perch-Nielsen 1985), at present only the extant species are included here but there is the potential to extend coverage to fossil silicoflagellates.

Catalog entries: Silicoflagellates [no catalog entry yet]

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Oligocene Epoch (23.03-33.89Ma, base in Rupelian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database


Perch-Nielsen, K. (1985). Silicoflagellates. In, Bolli, H. M., Saunders, J. B. & Perch-Nielsen, K. (eds) Plankton Stratigraphy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 811-846. gs


Silicoflagellates compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 13-7-2024

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