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Authority

Okada & McIntyre 1977

Order

Coccolithophorales

Class

Zycodiscales

Family

Helicosphaeraceae

Additional References

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Synonyms

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Basionym

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Description

After Young et al. 2003. Smaller than H. carteri, narrow flange, small wing; central area closed or with two small inline pores; blanket elements confined to central area and a weak ridge often surrounds them. Coccospheres 10-13 μm, liths 4-5 μm.

Distribution

Southern Ocean, south of Australia.

Comments

HOL - unknown, but Geisen et al. (in press) speculate that S. ponticuliferus in a likely candidate.

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