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Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Zygodiscales
Family Helicosphaeraceae
Genus Helicosphaera

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Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner
Ireland. Pauhla McGrane. © Pauhla McGrane (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner Ireland
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Publication details
Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner 1954: 21, 23, figs 17-19 (as 'Carteri' )

Published in: Kamptner, E. (1954). Untersuchungen über den Feinbau der Coccolithen. Archiv für Protistenkunde 100: 1-90.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Helicosphaera.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Coccosphaera carterii Wallich

Type information
Type locality: free-floating, Indian Ocean and Atlantic (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coccosphaera carterii Wallich 1877

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Helicosphaera neogranulata (Gartner) Haq & Berggren
Coccolithus carteri (Wallich) Kamptner 1941
Helicopontosphaera kamptneri W.W.Hay & H.Mohler 1967
Helicosphaera kamptneri (W.H.Hay & H.Mohler) Locker 1973
Syracolithus confusus A.Kleijne 1991

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Findlay, C.S., Young, J.R. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Haptophyta:Order Coccolithophorales. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 276-294. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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

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

Nakayama, T., Yoshida, M., Noël, M.-H., Kawachi, M. & Inouye, I. (2005). Ultrastructure and phylogenetic position of Chrysoculter rhomhoideus gen. et sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae), a new flagellate haptophyte from Japanese coastal waters. Phycologia 44: 369-383.

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