Nematosphaeropsis balcombiana Deflandre & Cookson 1955
Nematosphaeropsis balcombiana Deflandre & Cookson 1955: 268, pl. 8: fig. 5
Published in: Deflandre, G. & Cookson, I.C. (1955). Fossil microplankton from Australian Late Mesozoic and Tertiary sediments. Austr. J. Mar. Freshwater Res. 6(2): 242-313, pl. 1-9.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Nematosphaeropsis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gonyaulax spinifera (Claparède & Lachmann) Diesing
Described as a fossil.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Cyst of Gonyaulax spiifera fide Reid J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 52: 942, 1972. - (19 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nematosphaeropsis balcombiana Deflandre & Cookson)
Europe: Ireland (Pybus, Mc Grath, O'Hea & Dunne 1986).
Created: 29 August 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 September 2019 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 26 October 2021.