Organic-walled dinoflagellates

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


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 No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Nannotax3 - non_cocco - Organic-walled dinoflagellates by: Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-6-2017

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AphiaID: Nomenclatural data on WoRMS

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