ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Authority

Paasche, in Markali & Paasche (1955: 97, pl. 3-6)

Order

Coccolithophorales

Class

Haptophyceae

Family

Umbellosphaeraceae

Additional References

N/A

top

Synonyms

N/A

Basionym

N/A

Description

Family Umbellosphaeraceae description: Diploid phase non-motile; coccospheres with trumpet-like coccoliths. Haploid phase unknown.

Genus Umbellosphaera description: Coccospheres subspherical; coccoliths placolith-like, with a thin distal shield that is greatly extended. This genus often dominates oligotrophic coccosphere communities.

Umbellosphaera irregularis description: Coccoliths concave distally, giving the coccosphere an irregular profile; distal surface smooth.

Distribution

57º31'S 150º02'E Nishida (1986)
64º56'S 150º12'E Nishida (1986)

Comments

N/A

top