Blysmasphaera

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Allogromiida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Chromista
Subregnum: Harosa
Infraregnum: Rhizaria
Clade: Retaria
Phylum: Foraminifera
Classis: Monothalamea
Ordo: Allogromiida

Familia: Allogromiidae
Subfamilia: -
Genus: Blysmasphaera
Species: B. brasiliensis – B. broennimanni

NameEdit

Blysmasphaera Brönnimann, 1988

  • Type species: Blysmasphaera brasiliensis Brönnimann, 1988
  • Remarks: Genus no longer valid, as type species turned out to represent the microsporangium or massula of the heterosporous water fern Salvinia (Pteridophyta) according to Kempf, 2014.

Primary referencesEdit

  • Brönnimann, P. 1988: Two new recent allogromiine and textulariine genera (Protozoa: Foraminiferida) from the Brazilian Shelf. Revue de Paléobiologie, 7 (1): 33–42.
  • Kempf, E.K. 2014: An enigma resolved: Foraminifera genus Blysmasphaera from Brazil in reality is the microsporangium of the heterosporous water fern Salvinia (Pteridophyta). Notes on Natural Science Objects, 1: 1–24.