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Coccosphaera carterii Wallich 1877

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Coccolithales
Family Coccolithaceae
Genus Coccosphaera

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Coccosphaera carterii Wallich
Ireland. Pauhla McGrane. © Pauhla McGrane (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner Ireland
© Pauhla McGrane (robin.raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Coccosphaera carterii Wallich 1877: 348, pl. 17: figs 3, 4, 6, 7, 17

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Coccosphaera is Coccosphaera pelagica Wallich.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: free-floating, Indian Ocean and Atlantic (Index Nominum Algarum).

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.

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.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 November 2020.

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