Contortothrix vermiformis J.W.Schopf 1968

Publication Details
Contortothrix vermiformis J.W.Schopf 1968: 671, pl. 79: figs. 7-8

Published in: Schopf, J.W. (1968). Microflora of the Bitter Springs Formation, Late Precambrian, Central Australia. Journal of Paleontology 42(3): 651-688, 6 figures, 5 tables, plates 77-86.

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Publication date: May 1968

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Contortothrix.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oscillatoriopsis vermiformis (J.W.Schopf) Butterfield.

Described as a fossil.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 December 2023

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 December 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 April 2024

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