Turrisphaera borealis I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates 1976
Turrisphaera borealis I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates 1976: 187, pl. 1: figs 3-11; pl. 2: figs 12-17; pl. 3: figs 18-23
Published in: 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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Turrisphaera.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Papposphaera borealis (I.Manton, J.Sutherland & K.Oates) H.A.Thomsen, J.B.Østergaard & L.E.Hansen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), north, northern (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Source of current name
Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.
Findlay, C.S., Young, J.R. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Haptophyta:Order Coccolithophorales. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 276-294. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.
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Verified by: 23 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2021.