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Cricosphaera carterae (Braarud & Fagerland) Braarud 1960

Publication details
Cricosphaera carterae (Braarud & Fagerland) Braarud 1960: 211, 212

Published in: Braarud, T. (1960). On the coccolithophorid genus Cricosphaera n. gen. Nytt. Mag. Bot. 8: 211-212.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cricosphaera is Cricosphaera elongata (Droop) Braarud.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chrysotila carterae (Braarud & Fagerland) Andersen, Kim, Tittley & Yoon

Syracosphaera carterae Braarud & Fargerland

Type information
Type locality: artificial oyster pond at Government Hatchery of Flodevigen, Norway (Index Nominum Algarum).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Andersen, R.A., Kim, J.I., Tittley, I. & Yoon, H.S. (2014). A re-investigation of Chrysotila (Prymnesiophyceae) using material collected from the type locality. Phycologia 53(5): 463-473, 17 figs.

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Blankenship, M.L. & Wilbur, K.M. (1975). Cobalt effects on cell division and calcium uptake in the coccolithophorid Cricosphaera carterae (Haptophyceae). Journal of Phycology 11: 211-219, 9 figs, 1 table.
Manton, I. & Peterfi, L.S. 1969 (1969). Observations on the fine structure of coccoliths, scales and the protoplast of a freshwater coccolithophorid, Hymenomonas roseola Stein, with supplementary observations on the protoplast of Cricosphaera carterae . Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B) 172: 1-15.
Pienaar, R.N. (1969). The fine structure of Hymenomonas (Cricosphaera) carterae. II. Observations on scale and coccolith production. Journal of Phycology 5: 321-331, 24 figs.

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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 27 July 2021.

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