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Authority

(Lohmann 1902) Norris 1984 [Syracosphaera]

Order

Coccolithophorales

Class

Syracosphaerales

Family

Rhabdosphaeraceae

Additional References

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Synonyms

After Young et al.2003. A. oryza Schlauder 1945; A. quadricornu (Schiller 1914) Norris 1984 [Syracosphaera]; A. aurea (Bernard & Lecal 1960) [Anthosphaera]; Anthosphaera bicornu Schlauder 1945; and others, see Kleijne (1992). Subdivisions on nature of circum-flagellar coccoliths, coccosphere shape, and shape of body coccoliths have been suggested but do not seem meaningful (Kleijne 1992).

Basionym

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Description

After Young et al.2003. Coccosphere dimorphic. Prominent flagellar opening surrounded by 3 CFCs with higher and wider protrusion. Cycle of irregular laths cover proximal face of central area.

Distribution

Southern Ocean, south of Tasmania.

Comments

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