Proterotainia Walter et al. 1976 (green algae)

Proterotainia

Full reference: M. R. Walter, J. H. Oehler, and D. Z. Oehler. 1976. Megascopic Algae 1300 Million Years Old from the Belt Supergroup, Montana: A Reinterpretation of Walcott's Helminthoidichnites. Journal of Paleontology 50(5):872-881

Parent taxon: Chlorophyta according to M. R. Walter et al. 1976

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

Subtaxa: Proterotainia montana Proterotainia neihartensis

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Type: Proterotainia montana

Ecology: stationary epifaunal "photoautotroph"

Distribution: found only at Sawmill Canyon ( of Montana)

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