Coccosphaera carterii Wallich 1877

Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) Kamptner

Helicosphaera carteri (Wallich) KamptnerIrelandPauhla McGrane (

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.

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

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.; searched on 26 September 2022

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