†class Chrysophyceae (heterokonts)

Chrysophyceae

Parent taxon: Heterokontophyta according to W. Kiessling 2004

See also Licari 1978

Sister taxa: Dictyochophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Xanthophyceae

Subtaxa: Bullasphaera Clathropyxidella Litharchaeocystis Nothyocha Phytomastigophora Pseudorocella

View classification

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of Germany (1), United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (3)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (17)

• Tonian of United States (1: California)

Total: 25 collections including 85 occurrences

Show more details