Re-interpretation of the archaeopyle type in the dinoflagellate cyst Leberidocysta? scabrata (Jain & Taugourdeau-Lantz, 1973) Stover & Evitt, 1978 and its taxonomic reallocation
Abstract. The holotype and some additional specimens from the type material of the dinoflagellate cyst species Leberidocysta? scabrata (Jain & Taugourdeau-Lantz, 1973) Stover & Evitt, 1978, described from the Grey Shale Member (Lower Albian), Dalmiapuram Formation, Cauvery Basin, southern India are re-investigated. The diagnosis is emended and the species is reallocated to the genus Ovoidinium Davey, 1970, emend. Lentin & Williams, 1976.