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Gorkaea operio Varol and Girgis 1984 (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae - Eiffellithales - Chiastozygaceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 88672

Belongs to Gorkaea according to P. R. Bown 1998

Sister taxa: Gorkaea obliqueclausus, Gorkaea pseudanthophorus

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"