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Authority

Gran 1912 emend. Manton et al. 1984.

Order

Coccolithophorales

Class

Syracosphaerales

 

Family

Syracosphaeraceae

Additional References

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Synonyms

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Basionym

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Description

After Young et al. 2003.  BCs - long elliptical; rim broad; axial structure is prominent mound, about 1/3 width of coccolith.

CFCs - spine solid or with narrow central canal.

Whorl cocoliths - with wide opening.

Link coccoliths - broad, sides well separated.

Distribution

Sub-tropical - transitional (Findlay & Giraudeau, 2000).

Comments

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