Name: Cephalophytarion Schopf 1968

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. dim. n. Cephalophytarion, With reference to dilated terminal cells, particularly evident in the type species.

Gender: neuter (stem: Cephalophytari-)

Type species: Cephalophytarion grande Schopf 1968

Valid publication: Schopf JW. Microflora of the Bitter Springs formation, late Precambrian, central Australia. J. Paleontol. 1968; 42:651-688.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Oscillatoriaceae Engler 1898

Assigned by: Schopf JW, Blacic BM. New microorganisms from the Bitter Springs Formation (Late Precambrian) of the north-central Amadeus Basin, central Australia. Journal of Paleontology 1971; 45:925-960.

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Record number: 20968
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