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Turrisphaera I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates, 1976

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Coccolithales
Family Calyptrosphaeraceae

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.

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