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Paleontological Journal

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 95–102 | Cite as

On the taxonomy of the Paleozoic red algae of the family Ungdarellaceae

  • B. I. Chuvashov
  • A. L. Anfimov
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Abstract

The history of the genus Ungdarella and the family Ungdarellaceae is discussed. Data on thallus morphology in members of the family are analyzed. Three new genera, Ungdarelloides, Urtasimella, and Suundukella, and a new species of the genus Ungdarella, U. mitchaelensis sp. nov., are described. The type localities of these taxa are briefly outlined. All these taxa come from Middle Carboniferous carbonate rocks of the Subpolar and Southern Ural Mountains.

Key words

red algae taxonomy Carboniferous Ural Mountains 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. I. Chuvashov
    • 1
  • A. L. Anfimov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Geology and Geochemistry, Ural DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia

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