Cyclococcolithus fragilis (Lohmann) Deflandre 1954
Cyclococcolithus fragilis (Lohmann) Deflandre 1954: 151, pl. 6, figs 1-3
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oolithotus fragilis (Lohmann) Martini & C.Müller
Coccolithophora fragilis Lohmann
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.
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.
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.