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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).

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.

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