Coccolithus oceanicus E.H.L.Schwarz
Coccolithus oceanicus E.H.L.Schwarz 1894: 346, figs 1-26
Published in: Schwarz, E.H.L. 1894 (1894). Coccoliths. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 6 14: 341-346.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Coccolithus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. -261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.
Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.
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Braarud, T., Bramlette, M.N., Deflandre, G., Kamptner, E., Loeblich, A.R. Jr., Martini, E. & Tappan, H. 1964 (1964). Rhabdosphaera Haeckel, 1894 (Coccolithophorida): proposed validation under the plenary powers and designation of a lectotype for Coccolithus oceanicus Schwarz, 1894. Z.N.(S.) 1658. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 21: 397-400.
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