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Coccolithus tenuis Kamptner 1937

Publication details
Coccolithus tenuis Kamptner 1937: 311, 312, pl. 17, figs 41, 42

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Coccolithus is Coccolithus oceanicus E.H.L.Schwarz.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Umbellosphaera tenuis (Kamptner) Paasche

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 January 2021.

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