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Syracosphaera nana (Kamptner) Okada & McIntyre 1977

Publication details
Syracosphaera nana (Kamptner) Okada & McIntyre 1977: 24

Published in: Okada, H. & McIntyre, A. (1977). Modern coccolithophores of the Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans. Micropaleontology 23: 1-55.

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.

Basionym
Pontosphaera nana Kamptner

Type information
Type locality: Istria, Italy (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pontosphaera nana Kamptner 1941

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

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pontosphaera nana Kamptner)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Britain (Parke & Dixon 1976).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Syracosphaera nana (Kamptner) Okada & McIntyre)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

Europe: Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

World: World (Jordan & Green 1994).

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.

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

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Verified by: 20 February 2014 by G.M. Guiry

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