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Actinotheca Cookson & Eisenack, 1960

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: Actinotheca aphroditae Cookson & Eisenack

Original publication and holotype designation: Eisenack, A. & Cookson, I.C. (1960). Microplankton from Australian Lower Cretaceous sediments. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 72(1): 1-11.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Fossil Range notes
Cretaceous. Australia (Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia). - (9 Sep 2021) - M.D. Guiry

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 3 species names in the database at present.

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Created: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 September 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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