Coccolithus fragilis (Lohmann) Schiller 1930

Publication Details
Coccolithus fragilis (Lohmann) Schiller 1930: 243-245, figs 43, 120

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Coccolithus is Coccolithus oceanicus E.H.L.Schwarz.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oolithotus fragilis (Lohmann) Martini & C.Müller.

Coccolithophora fragilis Lohmann

Type Information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean, S. of St. Paul (0-100 m); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 17 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 June 2005

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 June 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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