Coccolithophora Lohmann, 1902
Lectotype species: Coccolithophora pelagica (Wallich) Lohmann
Currently accepted name for the type species: Coronosphaera binodata (Kamptner) Gaarder
Original publication:Lohmann, H. (1902). Die Coccolithophoridae, eine Monographie der Coccolithen bildenden Flagellaten, zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Mittelmeerauftriebs. Archiv für Protistenkunde 1: 89-165, pls IV-VI.
Type designated in Loeblich, A.R.,Jr. & Tappan, H. 1963 (1963). Type fixation and validation of certain calcareous nannoplankton genera. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 76: 191-196.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Coronosphaera.
Numbers of names and species: There are 4 species names in the database at present.
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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Created: 04 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 May 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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