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Authority

Tangen 1972

Order

Coccolithophorales

 

Class

Heteroccoliths Incertae sedis

Family

Papposphaeraceae

Additional References

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Synonyms

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Basionym

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Description

After Young et al. 2003. Cell spherical, 4.5 -7 μm, diameter of coccosphere 11-16 μm. Coccoliths, 1-1.5 μm long; central areas with axial cross; process 2-4 μm high, tall stem supports flat cone of four large elements, these form an almost continuous outer layer to the coccosphere.

Distribution

Sub-tropical (Findlay & Giraudeau, 2000).

Comments

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