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Syracosphaera pirus Halldal & Markali 1955

Publication details
Syracosphaera pirus Halldal & Markali 1955: 11, 12, pl. 10

Published in: Halldal, P. & Markali, J. 1955 (1955). Electron microscope studies on coccolithophorids from the Norwegian Sea, the Gulf Stream and the Mediterranean. Avhandlinger ugitt av det Norske Videnskaps Akademie I Oslo, Matematisk Naturvidenskapelig Klasse, 1955(1) : 1-30.

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: Gulf Stream, 38ºN, 70ºW (Index Nominum Algarum).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Kleijne, A.. (1993). Morphology, taxonomy and distribution of extant Coccolithophorids (Calcareous nannoplankton). Published Ph.D. thesis. pp. 1-320. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit.

Young, J.R., Geisen, M., Cros, L., Kleijne, A., Sprengel, C., Probert, I. & Ostergaard, J.B. (2003). A guide to extant calcareous nannoplankton taxonomy. Journal of Nannoplankton Research Special Issue 1: 1-125.

Created: 15 February 2005 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 24 February 2014 by G.M. Guiry

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Saugestad, A.H. & Heimdal, B.R. 2002 (2002). Light microscope studies on coccolithophorids from the western Mediterranean Sea, with notes on combination cells of Daktylethra pirus and Syracosphaera pulchra. Plant Biosystems 136: 3-28, 4 pls.

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