Fossil group: Acritarcha
Genus Leiofusa Eisenack emend Cramer 1970

Taxon ID: 1446 | 2010-03-17 / 2013-10-12
Belongs to: Acritarcha
Sister taxa: Acanthodiacrodium | Acrosphaeridium | Actipillion | Akomachra | Ammonidium | Arbusculidium | Archaeodiscina | Arcosphaeridium | Aremoricanium | Arkonia | Asteridium | Athabascaella | Axisphaeridium | Bacisphaeridium | Baltisphaeridium | Buedingiisphaeridium | Caldariola | Calyxiella | Celtiberium | Ceratophyton | Cheleutochroa | Chlamydosphaeridia | Comasphaeridium | Coronitesta | Coryphidium | Costatilobus | Cristallinium | Cycloposphaeridium | Cymatiogalea | Cymatiosphaera | Dactylofusa | Dasydiacrodium | Dicommopalla | Dictyosphaeridium | Dictyotidium | Diexallophasis | Dilatisphaera | Domasia | Elektroriskos | Elenia | Eliasum | Estiastra | Excultibrachium | Fimbriaglomerella | Florisphaeridium | Globosphaeridium | Goniosphaeridium | Gorgonisphaeridium | Gyalorhethium | Hapsidopalla | Helosphaeridium | Impluviculus | Izhoria | Joehvisphaera | Kundasphaera | Labyrinthosphaeridium | Lacunosphaeridium | Ladogella | Leiosphaeridia | Leiovalia | Liepaina | Liliosphaeridium | Lophosphaeridium | Lunulidia | Micrhystridium | Multiplicisphaeridium | Nanocyclopia | Nodosus | Oppilatala | Ordovicidium | Orthosphaeridium | Ovulum | Palaeocladophora | Palaeomonostroma | Peteinosphaeridium | Pheoclosterium | Pirea | Poikilofusa | Polyancistrodorus | Polyedryxium | Polygonium | Priscogaleata | Priscotheca | Pterospermella | Pterospermopsis | Pulvinosphaeridium | Raplasphaera | Revinotesta | Rhopaliophora | Saharidia | Salopidium | Skiagia | Solisphaeridium | Stellechinatum | Stelliferidium | Taeniosphaeridium | Tasmanites | Timofeevia | Tranvikium | Trichosphaeridium | Tunisphaeridium | Tylotopalla | Veryhachium | Villosacapsula | Visbysphaera | Volkovia | Vulcanisphaera | Winwaloeusia
Contains: Leiofusa granulacutis | Leiofusa iugosa | Leiofusa obliquipunctata | Leiofusa stoumonensis | Leiofusa subcircularis | Leiofusa tumida
Stratigraphic range: Ordovician Devonian | ~ 488,3–354,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 7

Selection of related publications

  • Paalits, 1992b. Upper Cambrian acritarchs from boring core M-72 of North Estonia
  • Smelror, 1991. Palynomorphs from the Cyrtograptus centrifugus graptolite zone (Early Wenlock, Silurian), Bornholm
  • Uutela & Tynni, 1991. Ordovician acritarchs from the Rapla borehole, Estonia

Taxon occurrences on map


Identifications of taxon in collection specimens

Taxon images

Leiofusa iugosa Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-149
GIT 344-149 Leiofusa iugosa Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Leiofusa subcircularis Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-151
GIT 344-151 Leiofusa subcircularis Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Leiofusa iugosa Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-149
GIT 344-149 Leiofusa iugosa Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Leiofusa brevispinosa Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-148
GIT 344-148 Leiofusa brevispinosa Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Leiofusa obliquipunctata Uutela et Tynni, 1991, GIT 344-150
GIT 344-150 Leiofusa obliquipunctata Uutela et Tynni, 1991
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Leiofusa granulacutis f. quincunx Uutela, 1989, GIT 344-161
GIT 344-161 Leiofusa granulacutis f. quincunx Uutela, 1989
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Leiofusa granulacutis Loeblich, 1970, GIT 344-128
GIT 344-128 Leiofusa granulacutis Loeblich, 1970
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Leiofusa stoumonensis Vanguestaine, 1973, TUG 1520-26
TUG 1520-26 Leiofusa stoumonensis Vanguestaine, 1973
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Leiofusa stoumonensis Vanguestaine, 1973, TUG 1528-55
TUG 1528-55 Leiofusa stoumonensis Vanguestaine, 1973
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