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Sphenolithus

Prymnesiophyceae -

Taxonomy
Sphenolithus was named by Deflandre (1952). It is extant.

It was assigned to Prymnesiophyceae by Fujioka et al. (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Sphenolithus Deflandre
1998Sphenolithus Fujioka et al.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Chromalveolata
RankNameAuthor
phylumHaptophytaHibberd ex Cavalier-Smith 1986
classPrymnesiophyceaeHibberd 1976
genusSphenolithusDeflandre 1952

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available