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Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) Reinhardt 1972

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Isochrysidales
Family Noelaerhabdaceae
Genus Gephyrocapsa

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Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) Reinhardt
Schematic reconstructions. 17 Feb 2013. © Dag Klaveness.

Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) Reinhardt
off the Canary Islands taken on RV Poseidon cruise P233b; Scanning EM with false colour. 20 Oct 2006. Dr Markus Geisen. © Markus Geisen .

 

Emiliania huxleyi (Lohmann) W.W.Hay & H.P.Mohler off the Canary Islands taken on RV Poseidon cruise P233b; Scanning EM with false colour
© Markus Geisen

Publication details
Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) Reinhardt 1972: 89

Published in: Reinhardt, P. (1972). Coccolithen. Kalkiges Plankton seit Jahrmillionen. Vol. 453 pp. 1-99, 188 figures. Wittenberg: A. Ziemsen.
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Publication date: 1972

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gephyrocapsa is Gephyrocapsa oceanica Kamptner.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Emiliania huxleyi (Lohmann) W.W.Hay & H.P.Mohler

Basionym
Pontosphaera huxleyi Lohmann

Type information
Type locality: "Vor Syracus. Oktober bis Mai" [Off Syracuse, Ionian coast of Sicily, Italy; May to October] (Lohmann 1902: 130).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Hay, W.W., Mohler, H.P., Roth, P.H., Schmidt, R.R. & Boudreaux, J.E. (1967). Calcareous nannoplankton zonation of the Cenozoic of the Gulf Coast and Caribbean-Antillean area, and transoceanic correlation. Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies 17: 428-480.

Key references
Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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Verified by: 02 December 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Bendif, E.M., Probert, I., Carmichael, M., Romac, S., Hagino, K. & de Vargas, C. (2014). Genetic delineation between and within the widespread coccolithophore morpho-species Emiliana huxleyi and Gephyrocapsa oceanica (Haptophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 140-148.
Conte, M.H., Thompson, A., Eglinton, G. & Green, J.C. (1995). Lipid biomarker diversity in the coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi (Prymnesiophyceae) and the related species Gephyrocapsa oceanica. Journal of Phycology 31: 272-282, 6 figs, 4 tables.
Kamptner, E. (1956). Das Kalkskelett von Coccolithus huxleyi (Lohmann) Kamptner und Gephyrocapsa oceanica Kamptner (Coccolithineae). Arch. Protistenkd. 101: 99-202.

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