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Palaeopleurocapsa A.H.Knoll, Barghoorn & Golubić, 1975

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Pleurocapsales
Family Hyellaceae

Holotype species: Palaeopleurocapsa wopfneri A.H.Knoll, Barghoorn & Golubić

Original publication and holotype designation: Knoll, A.H., Barghoorn, E.S. & Golubic, S. (1975). Paleopleurocapsa wopfnerii gen. et sp. nov.: A Late Precambrian alga and its modern counterpart. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 72(7): 2488-2492, 2 figures.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Knoll, A.H., Barghoorn, E.S. & Golubic, S. (1975). Paleopleurocapsa wopfnerii gen. et sp. nov.: A Late Precambrian alga and its modern counterpart. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 72(7): 2488-2492, 2 figures.

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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.

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