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Authority

(G.C.Wall.) Kamptner (1954: 21, 23, figs 17-19)

Order

Coccolithophorales

Class

Haptophyceae

Family

Helicosphaeraceae

Additional References

N/A

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Synonyms

Helicopontosphaera kamptneri W.W.Hay & H.Mohler, in Hay et al. (1967)
Helicosphaera kamptneri (W.W.Hay & H.Mohler) Locker (1973)

HOL phase synonyms: Syracolithus catilliferus (Kamptner, 1937)
Syracolithus confusus Kleijne (1991)

Basionym

Coccosphaera carteri G.C.Wall. (Wallich, 1877: 348, pl. 17, figs 3, 4, 6, 7, 17), as carterii

Description

Medium to large coccoliths 6–12 μm; flange terminating in wing; central area of 2 inline slits or a single long slit.

Coccoliths with a helical flange; central area forming a slit, with or without a disjunct bar.

Distribution

57º31'S 150º02'E Nishida (1986)

Comments

Both of the holococcolithophore species (Syracolithus catilliferus  and Syracolithus confusus)  have been found in combination form with H. carteri.

 

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