Schizosporis Cookson and Dettmann 1959 (green algae)

Schizosporis

Parent taxon: Chlorophyta according to Dettman 1986

Sister taxa: Bryopsidophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Dasycladophyceae, Grypania, Indopolia, Lanceoforma, Microfasta, Monostysisyrinaceae, Palaeomastigocladus, Proterotainia, Pseudopalaeoporella, Sgrossoella, Sinophyllum, Sphaeroporella, Thaumatoporellales, Ulvophyceae

Subtaxa: Schizosporis microreticulatus Schizosporis parvus Schizosporis reticulatus Schizosporis rugulatus Schizosporis spriggi Schizosporis sprigii

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Eocene of United States (34: Louisiana)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Argentina (2), Australia (11), the Bahamas (2), Canada (1: Alberta), Morocco (1), United States (2: Montana, New Jersey)

• Jurassic of Morocco (1)

• Triassic of Madagascar (1)

Total: 58 collections including 70 occurrences

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