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†order Stephanolithiales Bown and Young 1997 (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 87651

Full reference: P. R. Bown and J. R. Young. 1997. Mesozoic calcareous nannoplankton classification. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 19:21-36

Parent taxon: Prymnesiophyceae according to P. R. Bown and J. R. Young 1997

Sister taxa: Coccolithales, Discoasterales, Isochrysidales, Phaeocystales, Prymnesiales, Zygodiscales, Calyptrosphaeraceae, Prymnesiophycidae, Goniolithaceae, Watznaueriales, Syracosphaerales, Eiffellithales, Lapideacassaceae, Cyclicargolithus, Sphenolithus, Calcidiscus, Podorhabdales, Arkhangelskiales, Eodiscoaster

Subtaxa: Parhabdolithaceae, Stephanolithiaceae

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"