Spiniferites Mantell 1850

Dinophyceae

Phylum: Dinophyta Class: Dinophyceae Order: Peridiniales Family: Gonyaulacaceae Genus: Spiniferites

Full reference: G. A. Mantell. 1850. A Pictorial Atlas of Fossil Remains 1-207

Parent taxon: Dinophyceae according to Sarjeant 1970

See also Mantell 1850

Sister taxa: Actiniscales, Actinotheca, Aiora, Algidasphaeridium, Anthatractus, Apteodinium, Arcticacysta, Aremoricanium, Belodinium, Bicarinellum, Broomea, Calcicarpinium, Calcigonellum, Calciogranellum, Calcipterellum, Calcisphaerellum, Caligodinium, Cantulodinium, Ceratocoryaceae, Chiropteridium, Cryptarchaeodinium, Cymatiogalea, Danea, Diconodinium, Dictyopyxidia, Diornatosphaera, Diplotesta, Disconodinium, Distatodinium, Dollidinium, Downiesphaeridium, Echinidinium, Eodinia, Evansia, Exochosphaeridium, Favilarnax, Galea, Gillinia, Gonyaulacales, Gymnodinium, Heliodinium, Heteraulacacysta, Heterocapsaceae, Histiophora, Horologinella, Hystrichokibotium, Hystrichosphaeropsis, Invertocysta, Kofoidopsis, Komewuia, Lithodinia, Lithoperidinium, Membranophoridium, Millioudodinium, Multiplicisphaeridium, Nannoceratopsiaceae, Nannoceratopsiella, Nelsoniella, Odontochitinopsis, Oodnadattia, Ovoidinium, Palaeoglenodinium, Palaeoperidinioideae, Palaeotetradinium, Paleopedicystus, Palmnickia, Pareodiniaceae, Pentafidia, Peridiniales, Peridinites, Phanerodinium, Polyedryxium, Polykrikaceae, Polystephanephorus, Polystephanosphaera, Priscogalea, Prolixosphaeridium, Pseudodeflandrea, Ptychodiscales, Pulvinosphaeridium, Raphidodinium, Rottnestia, Samlandia, Scriniocassis, Spherites, Stephanelytron, Suessia, Taeniophora, Teneridinium, Tenua, Ternia, Thoracosphaerales, Toolongia, Triblastula, Trichodinium, Valvaeodinium, Vulcanisphaera, Wallodinium, Wetzeliella, Wetzelodinium, Xenicodinium, Xenikoon

Subtaxa: Spiniferites bejuii Spiniferites chebca Spiniferites cingulatus Spiniferites cornutus Spiniferites dentatus Spiniferites fluens Spiniferites hyalospinosus Spiniferites hyperacanthus Spiniferites lenzii Spiniferites mirabilis Spiniferites multibrevis Spiniferites pseudofurcatus Spiniferites ramosus Spiniferites tripus

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections)

• Pliocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Australia (3), Azerbaijan (4), Belgium (1), Panama (2), Peru (1), United States (1: Maryland)

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

• Eocene of Australia (1), Colombia (1), Japan (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), United States (6: Missouri)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Antarctica (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (41), Argentina (10), Brazil (103), Chile (2), Egypt (33), Ghana (24), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 251 collections including 341 occurrences

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