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Authority

Gaarder, in Gaarder & Hasle 1971 ex Jordan & Green 1994.

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 - with narrow distal flange; flanges well-separated by vertical sided tube; laths well-separated; low axial ridge formed of one or two laths. Short teeth protruding over central area from distal flange occur in some specimens.

CFCs - with tall spine, quadrate section, blunt end.

Coccospheres 5-20 μm; BCs 2-4 μm.

Distribution

Tropical - transitional (Findlay & Giraudeau, 2000).

Comments

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