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Triskelia

Genus Triskelia Strullu-Derrien, Le Hérissé in Strullu-Derrien, Le Hérissé, Goral, A.R.T. Spencer, Kenrick Pap. Palaeont. (Palaeont. Assoc.), 2020 3. 11 Mar 2020
Name
Triskelia
Rank
Genus
Authors (Name)
Strullu-Derrien C. Le Hérissé A.  
Authors (Pub.)
Strullu-Derrien C. Le Hérissé A. Goral T. Spencer A. R. T. Kenrick P.  
Publication
The overlooked aquatic green algal component of early terrestrial environments: Triskelia scotlandica gen. et sp. nov. from the Rhynie cherts [2020/3]
Journal
Papers in Palaeontology
Annee/Jahrgang
2020
Page number
3
Year
2020
Parent Taxon
[Phylum] Chlorococcophycota
Fossil Status
thallus
Type
Triskelia scotlandica
Diagnosis
Unicellular, vesicle spheroidal to ellipsoidal, circular to sub-circular in outline, wall densely ornamented with septa-like triradiate to meandering ridges, which are projections from vesicle wall arising perpendicular to the surface. Septa-like ridges partially interconnected forming an incomplete reticulum or independent without regular pattern. Internal body present in several specimens. Rupture of the wall observed in some specimens.
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