Rothpletzella Wood 1948

Rothpletzella

Parent taxon: Cyanophyta according to R. Riding 1991

Sister taxa: Aulophycus, Bevocastria, Chroococcales, Cladogirvanella, Hecetaphyton, Morania, Obruchevella, Platella, Pleurocapsales, Rhyniella, Sphaerina, Subtifloria, Tuxekanella, Renalcis, Porostromata, Desmekalamos, Cladophorites, Lithocodium, Aphralysiaceae, Oscillatoriacea, Setula, Sphaerocodium, Garwoodiaceae, Girvanella, Sigmopollis, Ludlovia, Rivulariaceae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (1 collection), Poland (2)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1)

• Devonian of Australia (6), Belgium (2), China (11), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (7), Kyrgyzstan (1), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (3)

• Silurian of the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (12), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: Alaska)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec), China (1), the Russian Federation (3)

• Chazy of United States (2: Vermont, Virginia)

• Cambrian of Mongolia (1)

Total: 68 collections including 72 occurrences

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