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Gyrocylindrus N.I.Strelnikova & V.A.Nikolaev, 1995

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Biddulphiophycidae
Order Biddulphiales
Family Gyrocylindraceae

Holotype species: Gyrocylindrus antiquus Strelnikova & V.A.Nikolaev

Original publication and holotype designation: Strelnikova, N.I. & Nikolaev, V.A (1995). [A new genus Gyrocylindrus (Bacillariophyta) from Paleogene deposits of Russia and Denmark]. Bot. Zhurn. 80 {8}: 93-95, [1] pl.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Nikolaev, V.A., Kociolek, J.P., Fourtanier, E., Barron, J.A. & Harwood, D.A. (2001). Late Cretaceous diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from the Marca Shale memer of the Moreno Formation, California. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences 152: 1-119, 39 pls.

This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.

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