Spiniferites Mantell 1850

Dinophyceae

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

Parent taxon: Dinophyceae according to Sarjeant 1970

Sister taxa: Aiora, Apteodinium, Baltisphaeridium, Belodinium, Broomea, Ceratocoryaceae, Danea, Diconodinium, Dictyopyxidia, Dictyopyxis, Diplotesta, Downiesphaeridium, Exochosphaeridium, Gonyaulacales, Gymnodinium, Heterocapsaceae, Komewuia, Nannoceratopsiaceae, Oodnadattia, Palaeoperidinioideae, Palaeotetradinium, Pareodiniaceae, Pentafidia, Prolixosphaeridium, Protoperidiniaceae, Ptychodiscales, Stephanelytron, Ternia, Valvaeodinium, Wallodinium, Wetzeliella

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)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Antarctica (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (40), Argentina (7), Brazil (103), Chile (2), Egypt (33), Ghana (24), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 240 collections including 327 occurrences

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