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Alisphaera unicornis Okada & McIntyre 1977

Publication details
Alisphaera unicornis Okada & McIntyre 1977: 18, pl. 6, figs 7, 8

Published in: Okada, H. & McIntyre, A. (1977). Modern coccolithophores of the Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans. Micropaleontology 23: 1-55.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Alisphaera is Alisphaera ordinata (Kamptner) Heimdal.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Pacific Ocean (14º14'S, 155º08'W) (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia Univ. Pl. 6: fig. 7 Negative ON-11 (Index Nominum Algarum

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Description
Emended by Kleijne (Kleijne et al. 2002).

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Source of current name
Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Key references
Heimdal, B.R. (1996). Modern coccolithophorids. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 731-834. San Diego: Academic Press.

Kleijne, A., Jordan, R.W., Heimdal, B.R., Samtleben, C., Chamberlain, A.H.L. & Cros, L. (2002). Five new species of the coccolithophorid genus Alisphaera (Haptophyta), with notes on their distribution, coccolith structure and taxonomy. Phycologia 40: 583-601.

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