CATALOG - Calcidiscus

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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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Calcidiscus bicircus Bown 2005
= Calcidiscus bicircus
Calcidiscus? edgariae Bown & Dunkley Jones 2012
= Umbilicosphaera edgariae
Calcidiscus ellipticus Shamrock & Watkins, 2012
= Umbilicosphaera detecta
Calcidiscus gallagheri da Gama & Varol 2013
= Calcidiscus gallagheri
Calcidiscus? gerrardii Bown & Dunkley Jones 2006
= Calcidiscus gerrardii
Calcidiscus? henrikseniae Bown 2005
= Umbilicosphaera henrikseniae
Calcidiscus? kamikurii Bown & Dunkley Jones 2012
= Calcidiscus kamikurii
Calcidiscus medusoides Kamptner 1950
= Calcidiscus leptoporus
Calcidiscus nodosus Gardet 1955
= Unidentifiable nannofossil
Calcidiscus obscurus Deflandre & Fert 1954

Calcidiscus odebodea Fadiya 2013

Calcidiscus? parvicrucis Bown 2005
= Calcidiscus parvicrucis
Calcidiscus parvus Dunkley Jones et al. 2009
= Calcidiscus parvus
Calcidiscus premacintyrei Theodoridis 1984
= Calcidiscus premacintyrei
Calcidiscus quadriforatus Kamptner 1950
= Calcidiscus leptoporus
Calcidiscus randeus Kamptner 1967

Calcidiscus salamis Fadiya 2013

Calcidiscus salomonii da Gama & Varol 2013
= Calcidiscus salomonii
Calcidiscus scullyae Bown & Newsam, 2017
= Calcidiscus scullyae
Calcidiscus uniforatus Kamptner 1963
= Calcidiscus leptoporus subsp. quadriperforatus

Current identification/main database link: Calcidiscus Kamptner, 1950

Compiled data

Citation: Calcidiscus Kamptner 1950
Rank: Genus
Type species: Not given. Calcidiscus quadriforatus Kamptner (1950) subs. des. by Deflandre & Fert (1954)
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 1015
Language: DE
Current citation: Calcidiscus Kamptner, 1950


Kamptner, E. (1950). Über den submikroskopischen Aufbau der Coccolithen. Anzeiger der Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematische-Naturwissenschafliche Klasse, Wien. 87: 152-158. gs


Calcidiscus: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci. Viewed: 16-4-2021

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