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Encrusta psalliota

Myxophyceae - Oscillatoriales - Scytonemaceae

Taxonomy
Encrusta psalliota was named by Daley (1974). Its type locality is Howgate Bay, Bembridge Marls, Isle of Wight, which is in the Eocene of marl/mudstone the Bembridge Marls Formation the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Encrusta.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Encrusta psalliota Daley pp. 16-18 figs. Pl.2 1-4

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RankNameAuthor
classMyxophyceae
orderOscillatoriales
familyScytonemaceae
RankNameAuthor
genusEncrusta
speciespsalliota

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