Vexillarius Jordan & A.H.L.Chamberlain, 1993
Holotype species: Vexillarius cancellifer Jordan & Chamberlain
Original publication:Jordan, R.W. & Chamberlain, A.H.L. (1993). Vesillarius cancellifer gen. et sp. nov., and its possible affinities with other living coccolithophorids. In: Nannoplankton research, Vol.2: Tertiary biostratigraphy and paleoecology; Quaternary coccoliths. Knihovnicka zemniho plynu a nafty, 14b . (Hamrsmíd, B. & Young, J.R. 1993 Eds), pp. 305-325.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Comments: According to Jordan et al. (2005), this genus has possible affinities with the Syracosphaerales.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which 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=47546
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 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:89108