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Entophysalis (Cyanophyceae)

Entophysalis sp.
Photograph by © Stjepko (Steve) Golubic posted online

 

Entophysalis major (Figures 1-3) and Eoentophysalis belcherensis(Figures 4-6) illustrating similarity of morphology.  Note ‘spots’ in fossilized cells (Fig. 6) found also in degraded modern Entophysalis (Golubic and Hofmann 1976).

Golubic, S. and H.J. Hofmann  1976.  Comparison of Holocene and mid-Precambrian entophysalidaceae (Cyanophyta) in stromatolitic algal mats:  Cell division and degradation.  Journal of Paleontology 50(6):1074-1082.

 

 

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