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Coccolithus oceanicus (Kamptner) Kamptner, nom. illeg.

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

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Coccolithus oceanicus (Kamptner) Kamptner
Japan.

 

Publication details
Coccolithus oceanicus (Kamptner) Kamptner 1955: 60, nom. illeg.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Coccolithus is Coccolithus oceanicus E.H.L.Schwarz.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gephyrocapsa oceanica Kamptner

Basionym
Gephyrocapsa oceanica Kamptner

Type information
no locality cited [several possibilities...] (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate Coccolithus oceanicus E.H.L.Schwartz, 1894. - (23 Sep 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 23 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Braarud, T., Bramlette, M.N., Deflandre, G., Kamptner, E., Loeblich, A.R. Jr., Martini, E. & Tappan, H. 1964 (1964). Rhabdosphaera Haeckel, 1894 (Coccolithophorida): proposed validation under the plenary powers and designation of a lectotype for Coccolithus oceanicus Schwarz, 1894. Z.N.(S.) 1658. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 21: 397-400.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2019.

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