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Taxonomy Detail

Class Coccolithophyceae

Coccolithophyceae Rothmaler 1951.

Source: Silva, P.C., Throndsen, J. & Eikrem, W. (2007). Revisiting the nomenclature of haptophytes (Commentary). Phycologia 46: 471-475.

Original publication: Rothmaler, W. (1951). Die Abteilungen und Klassen der Pflanzen. Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 54: 256-266.

Emend. Cavalier-smith, 1996 (Edvardsen et al. 2000).

Nomenclatural notes:

This class name was introduced by Casper (1972), who provided a German description. A Latin diagnosis was frrst provided by Hibberd (1976).

Key References
Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Green, J.C., Andersen, R.A., van der Stayy, S.Y.M. & Medlin, L. (2000). Phylogenetic reconstructions of the Haptophyta inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences and available morphological data. Phycologia 39(1): 19-35.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 April 2019.

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