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
  • Uutela & Tynni, 1991. Ordovician acritarchs from the Rapla borehole, Estonia
  • Smelror, 1991. Palynomorphs from the Cyrtograptus centrifugus graptolite zone (Early Wenlock, Silurian), Bornholm

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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