Name: Scissilisphaera Knoll and Calder 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: From the Latin scissilis, meaning ‘that which may be split readily’, and sphaera, meaning ‘sphere’; N.L. fem. n. Scissilisphaera, an easily divided sphere

Gender: feminine (stem: Scissilisphaer-)

Type species: Scissilisphaera regularis Knoll and Calder 1983

Valid publication: Knoll AH, Calder S. Microbiotas of the late Precambrian Ryssö Formation, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard. Palaeontology 1983; 26:467-496.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Pleurocapsaceae Geitler 1925

Assigned by: Knoll AH, Calder S. Microbiotas of the late Precambrian Ryssö Formation, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard. Palaeontology 1983; 26:467-496.

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Record number: 11503
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