Name: Sphaerophycus Schopf 1968

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Sphaerophycus, ith reference to spherical form and algal affinity.

Gender: neuter (stem: Sphaerophyc-)

Type species: Sphaerophycus parvum 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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Chroococcaceae Rabenhorst 1863

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

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Record number: 25555
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