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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 - circular, wheel-like, (2.5-3.5 μm); flat; broad rim; radial cycle well-developed, showing sinistral obliquity in distal view; central plate +/- square, formed of two overlapping elements.

BCs - elliptical (1.5 - 2.5 μm) wall flaring, with characteristic vertical ribs on outer surface, flat-topped (non-corrugated); low mound in centre. CFCs with strong spine, ca. 1.3 μm high.

Distribution

Tropical - transitional (Findlay & Giraudeau, 2000).

60°03.1911' S, 150°47.9310' E, R. van den Enden, AAD, unpub.

Comments

HOL ?= Helladosphaera cornifera, see Cros et al.(2000)

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