Palaeomastigocladus Misra and Kumar 1988 (green algae)

Palaeomastigocladus

Full reference: P. K. Misra and P. Kumar. 1988. Fossil algae from the Cretaceous of Varagur, Tiruchirapalli District, Tamil Nadu. Palaeobotanist 37(1):36-51

Parent taxon: Chlorophyta according to P. K. Misra and P. Kumar 1988

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

Subtaxa: Palaeomastigocladus indicus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution: found only at Varagur village, Trichinopolly Group (Cretaceous of India)

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