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Authority

Manton, J.Sutherl. & Oates (Manton et al., 1977: 150-152, pl. 4, fig. 13; pl. 5, figs 14, 15; pl. 6, figs 16-21; pl. 7, fig. 21)

Order

Coccolithophorales

Class

Haptophyceae

Family

Incertae Sedis

Additional References

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Synonyms

HOL phase synonym: Calciarcus cf. alaskensis Manton, J.Sutherl. & Oates (Manton et al., 1977)

Basionym

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Description

Coccospheres c. 5 μm, dimorphic; coccoliths c. 1–1.5 μm. BCs simple rings; CFCs with wigwam of 2–4 rods, each with a flange.

Genus description: Coccoliths hoop-shaped, with a narrow rim and a ‘wigwam’ of 2–4 rods; rim of 2 concentric cycles of elements; rim similar in size to Papposphaera.

Distribution

64º51'S 46º05'W Thomsen et al. (1988)

Comments

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