Nematosphaeropsis Deflandre & Cookson, 1955
Holotype species: Nematosphaeropsis balcombiana Deflandre & Cookson
Currently accepted name for the type species: Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing
Original publication and holotype designation: Deflandre, G. & Cookson, I.C. (1955). Fossil microplankton from Australian Late Mesozoic and Tertiary sediments. Austr. J. Mar. Freshwater Res. 6(2): 242-313, pl. 1-9.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Gonyaulax.
This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.
Numbers of names and species: There are 11 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is 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):
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Created: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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