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Authority

Manton & Oates 1980.

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. Coccoliths are aragonitic; quadrate in plan view, hour-glass shaped in profile; ca. 1 μm across; formed of upper cone and a cross shaped base of four feet. Very numerous coccoliths on each coccosphere, spirally arranged. Coccoliths are simple cones without holes, notches or extensions.

Distribution

45.4306°S, 146.7966°E, L. Harding, AAD, unpub.

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