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Cyclococcolithus fragilis (Lohmann) Deflandre 1954

Publication details
Cyclococcolithus fragilis (Lohmann) Deflandre 1954: 151, pl. 6, figs 1-3

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cyclococcolithus is Cyclococcolithus mirabilis (Lohmann) Kamptner.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oolithotus fragilis (Lohmann) Martini & C.Müller

Coccolithophora fragilis Lohmann

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean, S. of St. Paul (0-100 m) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cyclococcolithus fragilis (Lohmann) Deflandre)
Europe: Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976).

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

Key references
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: 20 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Fournier, R.O. (1968). Observations of particulate organic carbon in the Mediterranean Sea and their relevance to deep-living coccolothophorid Cyclococcolithus fragilis. Limnology and Oceanography 13: 693-697.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2021.

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