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Pontosphaera nana Kamptner 1941

Publication details
Pontosphaera nana Kamptner 1941: 79, 134, pl. III: figs 31-33

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pontosphaera is Pontosphaera syracusana Lohmann.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Syracosphaera nana (Kamptner) Okada & McIntyre

Type information
Type locality: Istria, Italy (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

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

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pontosphaera nana Kamptner)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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.

Created: 29 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald

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G.M. 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 26 September 2021.

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