Pharus (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae - Calyptrosphaeraceae

Parent taxon: Calyptrosphaeraceae according to P. R. Bown and J. R. Young 1997

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acuturris, Anfractus, Bifidalithus, Calculites, Coccosphaerida, Isocrystallithus, Lacunolithus, Lucianorhabdus, Metadoga, Multipartis, Munarinus, Octolithus, Okkolithus, Orastrum, Ottavianus, Owenia, Petrobrasiella, Pseudoconus, Ramsaya, Russellia, Saepiovirgata, Semihololithus, Zebrashapka

Subtaxa: Pharus simulacrum

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Type: Pharus simulacrum

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection), Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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