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Periphyllophora Kamptner, 1936

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

Holotype species: Periphyllophora mirabilis (Schiller) Kamptner

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 is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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References
Norris, R.E. (1985). Indian Ocean nannoplankton. II. Holococcolithophorids (Calyptrosphaeraceae, Prymnesiophyceae) with a review of extant genera. Journal of Phycology 21: 619-641, 57 figs, 1 table.

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