Coronosphaera Gaarder, 1977

Holotype species: Coronosphaera mediterranea (Lohmann) Gaarder

Currently accepted name for the type species: Syracosphaera mediterranea Lohmann

Original publication and holotype designation: Gaarder, K.R. & Heimdal, B.R. (1977). A revision of the genus Syracosphaera Lohmann (Coccolithineae). "Meteor" Forschungsergebnisse. Reihe D, Biologie 24: 54-71, 4 pls.

Fossil: This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.

The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-11-18 by E.A. Molinari Novoa.

Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Syracosphaera.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Comments: According to Jordan et al. (2005), the genus Coronosphaera has possible affinities with the Syracosphaerales. Heimdal (1997: 754) records this genus as a member of the Order Coccosphaerales, Family Syracosphaeraceae.

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