Emiliania huxleyi (Lohmann) W.W.Hay & H.Mohler 1967

Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) P.Reinhardt

Current name: Gephyrocapsa huxleyi (Lohmann) P.Reinhardt
off the Canary Islands taken on RV Poseidon cruise P233b; Scanning EM with false colour - 20 October 2006. Markus Geisen

Publication Details
Emiliania huxleyi (Lohmann) W.W.Hay & H.Mohler 1967: 447, figs 1-2; pls 10-12

Published in: 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.

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Publication date: 1967

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Emiliania.

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

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) Notes: "Lectotype: Lohmann 1902 p. 130, pl. 4 Figs. 1–6, pl. 6 Fig. 69 [19]. Holotype: Type specimen represented by metabolically inactivated strain RCC1853 cryopreserved at the Roscoff Culture Collection (RCC; roscoff-culture-collection.org). Note: corresponds to isolate collected in the Ionian Sea, which is the type habitat of the original observation." (Bendig & al. 2023: 637)."

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 May 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 May 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2023

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