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Stradnerlithus Black 1971 (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae - Stephanolithiales - Stephanolithiaceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 87844

Synonyms: Actinozygus Gartner 1968 (no. 87722), Diadozygus Rood et al. 1971 (no. 87710), Nodosella Rood et al. 1973 (no. 87701)

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

Sister taxa: Corollithion, Rhombolithion, Rotelapillus, Stephanolithion, Stoverius, Truncatoscaphus

Subtaxa: Stradnerlithus asymmetricus, Stradnerlithus clatriatus, Stradnerlithus comptus, Stradnerlithus fragilis, Stradnerlithus geometricus, Stradnerlithus primitus, Stradnerlithus silvaradius

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Type: Stradnerlithus comptus

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"