Rhabdosphaera Haeckel, 1894
Lectotype species: Rhabdosphaera clavigera G.Murray & Blackman
Currently accepted name for the type species: Rhabdolithes claviger (G.Murray & Blackman) Voeltzkow
Original publication and holotype designation: Haeckel, E. (1894). Systematische Phylogenie der Protisten und Pflanzen. Erster Theil des Entwurfs einer systematischen Stammesgeschichte. pp. [i]-xvi, -400. Berlin: Verlag von Georg Reimer.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Rhabdolithes.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
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.
Rhabdosphaeria in INA index. - (16 Apr 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Comments: Heimdal (1997: 754) records this genus as a member of the Order Coccosphaerales.
Numbers of names and species: There are 13 species names in the database at present, as well as 1 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 5 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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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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Created: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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