Coccolithophora fragilis Lohmann 1912

Publication Details
Coccolithophora fragilis Lohmann 1912: 49, 54, fig. 11

Published in: Lohmann, H. (1912). Untersuchungen über das Pflanzen-und Tierleben der Hochsee, zugleich ein Bericht über die biologischen Arbeiten auf der Fahrt der 'Deutschland' von Bremerhaven nach Buenos Aires in der Zeit vom 7 Mai bis 7 September 1911. Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Meereskunde an der Universität Berlin, Neue Folge., A. Geographisch-naturwissenschaftliche Reihe 1: 1-92.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coccolithophora is Coccolithophora pelagica (Wallich) Lohmann.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oolithotus fragilis (Lohmann) Martini & C.Müller.

Type Information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean, S. of St. Paul (0-100 m); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 March 2005 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 March 2015

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 March 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2022

 
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