Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Petasaria Nannotax3 - ntax_non_cocco - Petasaria


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

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

Petasaria protruberans
Simlar to P. neolepis but with protruberance of variable length extending from rim of scales


Citation: Petasaria Moestrup 1979
taxonomic rank: Genus
Type species: Petasaria heterolepis Moestrup 1979
Taxonomic discussion: Placement in the Prymnesiaceae is very tentative - based on similarity with Hyalolithus. See also discussion in Yoshida et al. (2006)

Catalog entries: Petasaria

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of ranges of the 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 ranges of species in this database


Moestrup, Ø. (1979). Identification by electron microscopy of marine nanoplankton from New Zealand, including the description of four new species. New Zealand. Journal of Botany. 17: 61-95. gs

Yoshida, M., Noël, M. -H., Nakayama, T., Naganuma, T. & Inouye, I. (2006). A Haptophyte bearing siliceous scales: Ultrastructure and phylogenetic position of Hyalolithus neolepis gen. et sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae, Haptophyta). Protist. 157(2): 213-234. gs


Petasaria compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 15-7-2024

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