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Pontosphaera syracusana Lohmann 1902

Publication details
Pontosphaera syracusana Lohmann 1902: 130, pl. 4: fig. 10

Published in: Lohmann, H. (1902). Die Coccolithophoridae, eine Monographie der Coccolithen bildenden Flagellaten, zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Mittelmeerauftriebs. Archiv für Protistenkunde 1: 89-165, pls IV-VI.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pontosphaera.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pontosphaera syracusana Lohmann)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

Europe: Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

South America: Brazil (Bergesh 2010).

World: World (Jordan & Green 1994).

Key references
Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.

Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

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