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Ceratolithus E.Kamptner, 1950

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Haptophyta incertae sedis
Order Haptophyta incertae sedis
Family Ceratolithaceae

Holotype species: Ceratolithus cristatus Kamptner

Original publication and holotype designation: Kamptner, E. (1950). Über den submikroskopischen Aufbau der Coccolithen. Anzeiger der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Matmatische-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 87: 152-158.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Comments: Heimdal (1997: 753) records this genus as a member of the Order Coccosphaerales.

Numbers of names and species: There are 8 species names in the database at present, as well as 1 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 7 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

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References
Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.

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Verified by: 23 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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