Botryococcus Kutzing 1849 (green algae)

Chlorophyceae

Parent taxon: Chlorophyceae according to Kutzing 1849

Sister taxa: Anatoliporaceae, Chaetophorales, Chlorococcales, Chuvashovia, Dascladales, Larvaria, Paleosiphonocladales, Pediastrum, Receptaculitidae, Scenedesmaceae, Tetrasporales, Volvocales

Subtaxa: Botryococcus braunii

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (22 collections), Italy (1), Portugal (1), United States (2: North Carolina, Washington)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Atlantic (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Colombia (1), New Zealand (3), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (6)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Azerbaijan (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Germany (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

• Paleogene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Argentina (2), New Zealand (2)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (5), Argentina (4), Brazil (6), Chile (1), Denmark (1), Nigeria (21), South Sudan (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of Morocco (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Buntsandstein of Germany (5)

• Permian of Canada (2: Nunavut), United States (1: Kansas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (7: Kansas)

Total: 118 collections including 124 occurrences

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