Proterotainia montana M.R.Walter, J.H.Oehler & D.Z.Oehler 1976

Publication Details
Proterotainia montana M.R.Walter, J.H.Oehler & D.Z.Oehler 1976: 874, pl. 1: fig. 1a-b

Published in: Walter, M.R., Oehler, J.H. & Oehler, D.Z. (1976). Megascopic Algae 1300 Million Years Old from the Belt Supergroup, Montana: A Reinterpretation of Walcott's Helminthoidichnites. Journal of Paleontology 50(5): 872-881, 2 plates.

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Publication date: 20 October 1976

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Described as a fossil.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), found in mountainous places.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 2023 by E.A. Molinari Novoa.

Last updated: 27 September 2023

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

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