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Bryopsidophyceae -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Bryopsidophyceae Round
2004Bryopsidophyceae Kiessling
2004Bryopsidophyceae Mancinelli et al. p. 107

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phylumChlorophytaReichenbach 1834
classBryopsidophyceaeRound 1963
classBryopsidophyceaeRound 1963

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Environment: lagoonal, coastal, inner shelf, marine, brackish, freshwaterp
Locomotion: stationaryp
Attached: yesp
Life habit: epifaunalp
Diet: "photoautotroph"p
Created: 2007-10-23 02:26:17
Modified: 2007-10-23 04:26:17
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Botomian to the top of the Holocene or 516.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 513.0 Ma

Collections (422 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Botomian - Lenian516.0 - 513.0Russian Federation Margaretia sp. (10018)
Dyeran516.0 - 513.0USA (California) Margaretia chamblessi (192227)
Dyeran516.0 - 513.0USA (Pennsylvania) Margaretia sp. (9314)
Delamaran513.0 - 505.0USA (Utah) Margaretia dorus (77218) Margaretia sp. (77219)
Middle Cambrian513.0 - 501.0Canada (British Columbia) Margaretia sp. (171308)
Middle Cambrian513.0 - 501.0USA (Idaho) Margaretia angustata (127485)
St Davids513.0 - 501.0Canada (British Columbia) Margaretia dorus (122094) Margaretia sp. (122072)
Marjumian513.0 - 498.5USA (Utah) Margaretia dorus (261) Margaretia sp. (56144)
Dapingian470.0 - 467.3China (Guizhou) Codiaceae sp. (154822)
Caradoc460.9 - 449.5Russian Federation Garwoodia sp. (24016)
Chatfieldian - Edenian460.9 - 449.5Canada (Quebec) Garwoodia sp. (45286)
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0Kazakhstan Palaeoporella recta (80177)
Katian - Hirnantian453.0 - 443.4Sweden (Dalarne) Palaeoporella variabilis (73413)
Pirgu449.5 - 445.6Estonia Palaeoporella sp. (159348)
Ashgill449.5 - 443.7China (Jiangxi) Garwoodia sp. (80139)
Ashgillian449.5 - 443.7Russian Federation Garwoodia sp. (24294 24299)
Hirnantian445.2 - 443.4Norway (Oslo-Asker District) Palaeoporella sp. (363)
Lochkovian - Pragian419.2 - 407.6Russian Federation (Nenets) Litanaia sp. (81605)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3USA (New York) Garwoodia gregaria (75184)
Helderberg - Emsian416.0 - 393.3Austria Garwoodia sp. (26203)