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The original diagnoses and edits by Duxbury (1983) are included for each taxon, with added notes inferring subsequent changes in taxonomy.
Access high quality colour images and original plates from the Duxbury collection, a catalogue of Cretaceous dinoflagellate cysts.
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Duxbury, S. 1983. A study of dinoflagellate cysts and acritarchs from the Lower Greensand (Aptian to Lower Albian) of the Isle of Wight, Southern England. Palaeontographica Abt. B, 186, 1-3, 18-80.
Feist-Burkhardt, S. & Pross, J. 1999. Morphological analysis and description of Middle Jurassic dinoflagellate cyst marker species using confocal laser scanning microscopy, digital optical microscopy and conventional light microscopy. Bulletin du Centre de Recherches Elf Exploration Production,  22(1), 103-145, Pau.
Williams, G. L., Lentin, J. K. & Fensome, R. A. 1998. The Lentin and Williams Index of Fossil Dinoflagellates — 1998 Edition. — AASP Contribution Series, no. 34, American Association of Palynologists Foundation.