Family Chaetocerotaceae Pritchard 1861 (diatom)

Bacillariophyceae - Chaetocerotaceae

Full reference: A. Pritchard. 1861. A history of infusoria, living and fossil: arranged according to Die infusionsthierchen of C.G. Ehrenberg.

Parent taxon: Bacillariophyceae according to A. Pritchard 1861

Sister taxa: Acanthodiscus, Achnanthales, Anaulales, Annellus, Arachnoidiscales, Asterolamprales, Aulacodiscaceae, Aulacoseirales, Bacillariales, Bacillariophycidae, Baxteria, Biddulphiales, Cavitatus, Corethrales, Corinna, Coscinodiscales, Cresswellia, Cussia, Cyclophorales, Cymatodiscus, Cymatosirales, Cymbellales, Detonia, Dextradonator, Diatomaceae, Dicladia, Discodiscus, Dispinodiscus, Entogonia, Epithelion, Ethmodiscales, Eunotiales, Eurossia, Eustephaniaceae, Fenestrella, Fenestrellina, Fragilariales, Gladius, Glyphodiscus, Goniothecium, Helminthopsis, Hemiaulales, Hemidiscaceae, Hendeya, Horodiscus, Huttonia, Ikebea, Incisoria, Kannoa, Katahiraia, Kentrodiscus, Kittonia, Kozloviella, Leptocylindrales, Licnophoridae, Liostephania, Liradiscus, Liriogramma, Lithodesmiales, Longinata, Mastogloiales, Melosirales, Monobrachia, Muelleriopsis, Naviculales, Neobrunia, Odontotropis, Omphalotheca, Paraliales, Peponia, Poretzkia, Porotheca, Praecymatosira, Pseudodimerogramma, Pseudopyxilla, Pseudostictodiscus, Pterotheca, Pyrgodiscus, Raphidineae, Rhabdonematales, Rhaphoneidales, Rhizosoleniales, Rhoicosphenia, Rhopalodiales, Rouxia, Schimperiella, Simonseniella, Solium, Stictodiscales, Striatellales, Surirellales, Symbolophora, Tabellariales, Thalassionematales, Thalassiophysales, Thalassiosirales, Thalassiosiropsis, Triceratiales, Trinacria, Trochosiropsis, Tubaformis, Tubulariidae, Tumulopsis, Vulcanella, Xanthiopyxis, Pennales, Centrales, Heterales

Subtaxa: Bacteriastrum Chaetoceros Hercotheca Vallodiscus

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Sweden (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Chile (1)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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