Distefanopolia Baratt., R.Romano et M.A.Conrad

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002699

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2699

Authors: F. Barattolo, R. Romano & M. A. Conrad

Rank: genus

Reference: Barattolo, F., Romano, R. & Conrad, M. A. (2021): Evidence of external gametophores in puzzling Late Triassic–Early Jurassic dasycladalean green algae. – Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 66(4): 901–919.

Page of description: 909


Heteroporella micropora Di Stefano et Senowb.-Dar.

Original diagnosis/description

Cylindrical to egg-shaped thallus. Fertile and sterile whorls alternated. Fertile whorls with primary laterals bearing each a terminal gametophore which is set in the center of a tuft of phloiophorous secondary laterals forming a distal cortex. Sterile whorl with phloiophorous laterals of one or two orders of laterals forming a distal cortex.


Dedicated to the colleague Pietro Di Stefano (University of Palermo, Italy) who first described the type species.

Plant fossil remain

algae - other


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