Canistrolithus valliformis R.W.Jordan & A.H.L.Chamberlain
Canistrolithus valliformis R.W.Jordan & A.H.L.Chamberlain 1993: 377, figs 2-7
Published in: Jordan, R.W. & Chamberlain, A.H.L. (1993). Canistrolithus valliformis gen. et sp. nov. (Syracosphaeraceae, Prymnesiophyta), a comparison with the genus Alisphaera. Phycologia 32: 373-378, 10 figs, 1 table.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Canistrolithus.
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Type locality: NE Atlantic Ocean: 19° 21' N, 29° 52' W R.R.S. Discovery Cruise 129, Station 10552 (Jordan & Chamberlain 1993: 377). Type: Fig. 2 (negative RWJ 10552/00003 in Dept. Microbiol., Univ. Surrey, England) (epitype) 14.vi.1982; (Jordan & Chamberlain 1993: 377).
Source of current name
Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Jordan, R.W. & Chamberlain, A.H.L. (1993). Canistrolithus valliformis gen. et sp. nov. (Syracosphaeraceae, Prymnesiophyta), a comparison with the genus Alisphaera. Phycologia 32: 373-378, 10 figs, 1 table.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2018.