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Graptolite-like fossils
Diplospirograptus  Ruedemann, 1925
updated July 25, 2005
Diplospirograptus goldringae, the type species
of the genus
Diplospirograptus, was described by
Ruedemann (1925) as an Middle Silurian dendroid
graptolite from the Lockport limestone (Gasport
lens), Gasport, N.Y.

Bulman (1955, 1970) suggested the algal nature
of of this genus.

Mierzejewski (1986) treated Diplospirograptus
as an alga of the class Chlorophyceae, close to the
Dasycladaceae, especially the Batophoreae (see

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Diplospirograptus goldringae Ruedemann, 1925. Middle Silurian.
From Ruedemann.