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Nematosphaeropsis Deflandre & Cookson, 1955

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Gonyaulacaceae

Holotype species: Nematosphaeropsis balcombiana Deflandre & Cookson

Currently accepted name for the type species: Gonyaulax spinifera (Clapar├Ęde & 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.

Fossil
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.

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