Coccolithophora pelagica (Wallich) Lohmann 1902
Coccolithus pelagicus (Wallich) J.Schiller
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Coccolithophora pelagica (Wallich) Lohmann
Published in: Lohmann, H. (1902). Die Coccolithophoridae, eine Monographie der Coccolithen bildenden Flagellaten, zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Mittelmeerauftriebs. Archiv für Protistenkunde 1: 89-165, pls IV-VI.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Coccolithophora.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coronosphaera binodata (Kamptner) Gaarder
Coccosphaera pelagica Wallich
free-floating, Indian Ocean and North Atlantic; and (dead) in North Atlantic muds (Index Nominum Algarum).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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
Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 16 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2020.