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Tubodiscus Thierstein 1973 (haptophyte alga)

Prymnesiophyceae - Podorhabdales - Tubodiscaceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 87803

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

Sister taxon: Manivitella

Subtaxa: Tubodiscus bellii, Tubodiscus frankiae, Tubodiscus jurapelagicus, Tubodiscus verenae

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Type: Tubodiscus verenae

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic "photoautotroph"