Turrisphaera I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates, 1976
Holotype species: Turrisphaera borealis I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates
Original publication and holotype designation: Manton, I., Sutherland, J. & Oates, K. (1976). Arctic coccolithophorids: two species of Turrisphaera gen. nov. from West Greenland, Alaska and the Northwest Passage. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. Biological Sciences 194: 179-194.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 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: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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