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.
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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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 October 2022