Coccosphaera pelagica Wallich
Coccolithus pelagicus (Wallich) J.Schiller
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Coccosphaera pelagica Wallich 1877: 348, pl. 17, figs 1, 2, 5, 11d, 16
Published in: Wallich, G.C. 1877 (1877). Observations on the coccosphere. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 4 19: 342-350.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Coccosphaera.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coronosphaera binodata (Kamptner) Gaarder
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1877: 348, pl. XVII figs 1, 2, 5, 8-11 (INA). - (13 Mar 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
free-floating, Indian Ocean and North Atlantic; and (dead) in North Atlantic muds (Silva 1996-to date).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 22 March 2005 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.