Syracosphaera mediterranea Lohmann 1902
Syracosphaera mediterranea Lohmann 1902: 133, 134, pl. 4, figs 31, 31a, 32
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coronosphaera mediterranea (Lohmann) Gaarder
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Heimdal (1997: 783) records this as being a synonym of Caneosphaera halldalii (Gaarder) Gaarder.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Syracus, Sicily (Index Nominum Algarum).
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.
Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.
Created: 29 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald
Verified by: 16 March 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 21 January 2021.