Pontosphaera huxleyi Lohmann 1902

Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) P.Reinhardt

Current name: Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) P.Reinhardt
Schematic reconstructions - 17 February 2013. Dag Klaveness

Publication Details
Pontosphaera huxleyi Lohmann 1902: 130, pl. 4: figs. 1-9. pl. 6: fig. 6a

Published in: Lohmann, H. (1902). Die Coccolithophoridae, eine Monographie der Coccolithen bildenden Flagellaten, zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Mittelmeerauftriebs. Archiv für Protistenkunde 1(1): 89-165, 3 pls [4-6].

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Publication date: 1902

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pontosphaera is Pontosphaera syracusana Lohmann.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) P.Reinhardt.

Type Information
Type locality: "Vor Syracus. Oktober bis Mai" [Off Syracuse, Ionian coast of Sicily, Italy; May to October]; (Lohmann 1902: 130) Lectotype (designated by Archontikis & al. 2023: 1, icon: Lohmann (1902: pl. 4: figs 1–9): (Archontikis & al. 2023: 1) Notes: Epitype (designated by Archontikis & al. 2023: 2 for their lectotype): Metabolically inactivated strain RCC1853 (collected from the Ionian Sea) cryopreserved at the Roscoff Culture Collection (RCC; https://roscoff-culture-collection.org).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 March 2005 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 November 2023

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