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Syracosphaera molischii J.Schiller 1925

Publication details
Syracosphaera molischii J.Schiller 1925: 21, fig. Ka, b (as 'molischi' )

Published in: Schiller, J. (1925). Die planktonischen Vegetationen des adriatischen Meeres. A. Die Coccolithophoriden-Vegetation in den Jahren 1911-14. Archiv für Protistenkunde 51: 1-130.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Syracosphaera is Syracosphaera pulchra Lohmann.

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

Type information
Type locality: Adriatic (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Syracorhabdus molischii (Schiller) Lecal & Bernheim 1960
Caneosphaera molischii (Schiller) Gaarder 1977

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Anthosphaera fragaria Kamptner 1937
Helladosphaera fragaria (Kamptner) Gaarder 1962
Syracosphaera corrugis Okada & McIntyre 1977
Syracosphaera elatensis Winter 1979
Calyptrolithina fragaria (Kamptner) R.E.Norris 1985

Taxonomic notes
Heimdal (1997: 784) records this as being a synonym of Caneosphaera molischii (Schiller) Gaarder.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Archontikis, O.A., Young, J.R. & Cros, L. (2020). Taxonomic revision and classification of extant holococcolithophores previously placed in the genus Anthosphaera Kamptner emend. Kleijne 1991. Acta Protozoologica 59: 121-139, 6 pls.

Cros, L. & Fortuño, J. - M. (2002). Atlas of Northwestern Mediterranean coccolithophores. Scientia Marina 66(Supplement 1): 1-186, 114 figs.

Findlay, C.S., Young, J.R. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Haptophyta:Order Coccolithophorales. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 276-294. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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.

Kapustin, D.O. & Gerasimiuk, V.P. (2015 '2014'). Haptophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 483-489. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Kleijne, A. & Cros, L. (2009). Ten new extant species of the coccolithophore Syracosphaera and a revised classification scheme for the genus. Micropalaeontology 55: 425-462.

Percopo, I., Siano, R., Cerino, F., Sarno, D. & Zingone, A. (2011). Phytoplankton diversity during the spring bloom in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 54(3): 243-267.

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