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Dinophyceae - Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae

Pterodinium was named by Eisenack (1958). It is not extant. Its type is Pterodinium aliferum.

It was assigned to Gonyaulacaceae by Eisenack (1958); and to Dinophyceae by Andrews (1970).


Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Pterodinium Eisenack
1970Pterodinium Andrews

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classDinophyceaeFritsch 1929
genusPterodiniumEisenack 1958

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.

G. †Pterodinium Eisenack 1958
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Pterodinium aliferum Eisenack 1958
Pterodinium cingulatum Below 1981
Pterodinium cornutum Cookson and Eisenack 1962
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Cenomanian to the top of the Burdigalian or 100.50000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (8 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Antarctica P. cingulatum (153426)
Santonian - Campanian86.3 - 72.1Antarctica P. cingulatum (150509)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Antarctica P. cingulatum (153427)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Argentina (Santa Cruz) P. sp. (191785)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Antarctica P. cornutum (150182)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Antarctica P. cingulatum (153424)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Antarctica P. cretaceum (75458)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Azerbaijan P. sp. (116625)