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Helicosphaera wallichii (Lohmann) Okada & McIntyre

Publication details
Helicosphaera wallichii (Lohmann) Okada & McIntyre 1977: 14

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 (holotype) of the genus Helicosphaera is Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner.

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

Coccolithophora wallichii Lohmann

Type information
Type locality: Syracus, Sicily (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coccolithus wallichii (Lohmann) Schiller
Coccolithophora wallichii Lohmann 1902

Taxonomic notes
[Coccolithophora wallichi Lohmann 1902 (part), p. 138, 5/58, 58b (INA)] - (13 Mar 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Coccolithus wallichii (Lohmann) Schiller)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Coccolithophora wallichii Lohmann)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Helicosphaera wallichii (Lohmann) Okada & McIntyre)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012).

Key references
Couapel, M.J.J., Beaufort, L. & Young, J.R. (2009). A new Helicosphaera-Syracolithus combination coccosphere (Haptophyta) from the western Mediterranean Sea (Note). Journal of Phycology 45(4): 914-916.

Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Created: 22 February 2005 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 19 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2019.

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