Tetralithoides Theodoridis, 1984
Holotype species: Tetralithoides symeonidesii Theodoridis
Currently accepted name for the type species: Tetralithoides quadrilaminata (Okada & McIntyre) Jordan et al.
Original publication:Theodoridis, S. (1984). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the Miocene and revision of the helicoliths and discoasters. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletin 32: 1-271.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Comments: According to Jordan et al. (2005), this genus has possible affinities with the Syracosphaerales.
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species (and infraspecific) names in the database at present, of which 1 has been flagged as currently accepted taxonomically.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is currently accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=47545
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:89104