CATALOG - Coccolithophora


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Original descriptions of taxa. For coccolithophores, and many calcispheres, these are pages from the Catalog of Calcareous Nannofossils. In other cases (e.g. non-calcifying haptophytes) the data is directly compiled on this site. The "Catalogue of Calcareous Nannofossils" was compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989 and updated by Richard Howe 2000-2016 - see also this page.
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= Prediscosphaera cretacea
= Oolithotus fragilis
= Calcidiscus leptoporus
= Coccolithus pelagicus
= Helicosphaera wallichii

Current identification/main database link: Coccolithus Schwarz, 1894

Compiled data

Citation: Coccolithophora Lohmann 1902
Rank: Genus
Type species: Not given. Coccosphaera pelagica Wallich(1877) subs. des. by Loeblich & Tappan (1963)
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 2027
Language: DE

References:

Lohmann, H. (1902). Die Coccolithophoridae, eine Monographie der Coccolithen bildenden Flagellaten, zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Mittelmeerauftriebs. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 1: 89-165. gs :: ::


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Coccolithophora: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci. Viewed: 13-7-2020

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