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Haptophyta (haptophyte alga)

Taxonomy
Haptophyta was named by Hibberd ex Cavalier-Smith (1986). It is extant.

It was assigned to Chromista by Young and Bown (1997); and to Chromalveolata by Adl et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Haptophyta Hibberd ex Cavalier-Smith
1997Haptophyta Young and Bown
2005Haptophyta Adl et al. p. 401 figs. Table 1

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Chromalveolata
RankNameAuthor
phylumHaptophytaHibberd ex Cavalier-Smith 1986
phylumHaptophytaHibberd ex Cavalier-Smith 1986

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