Organic-walled dinoflagellates


Ancestry: non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Organic-walled dinoflagellates
Sister taxa: Calcareous dinoflagellates, Organic-walled dinoflagellates, Silicifying dinoflagellates,

Taxonomy:

Notes & discussion: A selection of dinoflagellates as commonly seen in nannoplankotn preps


Morphology remarks: The vast majority of dinoflagellates do not biomineralise and are not seen in nannofossil preparations. They are, however, commonly seen in plankton preparations, especially in neritic environments, and these images illustrate some typical forms

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Jurassic Period (145.01-201.30Ma, base in Hettangian stage). Data source: JRY rough estimate


Nannotax3 - non_cocco - Organic-walled dinoflagellates by: Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-3-2017

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