Chaetocladus capitatus

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Chaetocladus capitatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Chlorophyta
Class: Ulvophyceae
Order: Dasycladales
Family: Triploporellaceae
Genus: Chaetocladus
Species: C. capitatus
Binomial name
Chaetocladus capitatus
Loduca, Melchin & Verbruggen
Synonyms

Chaetocladus captitatus [misspelling]

Chaetocladus capitatus is an extinct species of green algae in the genus Chaetocladus, which existed in what is now Cornwallis Island, Arctic Canada, during the Silurian period. It was described by Steven T. Loduca, Michael J. Melchin and Heroen Verbruggen in 2011.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steven T. Loduca, Michael J. Melchin and Heroen Verbruggen (2011). "Complex noncalcified macroalgae from the Silurian of Cornwallis Island, Arctic Canada" (PDF proof). Journal of Paleontology. 85 (1): 111–121. doi:10.1666/10-025.1.