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Authority

Kamptner 1941

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. XCs flat with rib-like slits in the central part.

BCs - elliptical (2.5-4.5 μm); mid wall flange beaded; central area with two concentric cycles of radial laths, inner one usually fused to form plate; low spine in centre.

CFCs - well developed spine, ca. 1.5 μm high.

Coccospheres 11-20 μm.

Distribution

Tropical - transitional (Findlay & Giraudeau, 2000).

Comments

HOL ?= Calyptrolithophora papillifera, only one specimen recorded so association is unproven (Cros et al.2000)

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