CATALOG - Thorosphaera

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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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Thorosphaera elegans Ostenfeld 1910
= Scyphosphaera porosa
Thorosphaera flabellata Halldal & Markali 1955
= Gladiolithus flabellatus

Current identification/main database link: Scyphosphaera Lohmann, 1902

Compiled data

Citation: Thorosphaera Ostenfeld 1910
Rank: Genus
Type species: Thorosphaera elegans Ostenfeld, 1910
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 12226
Language: DE
Current citation: Scyphosphaera Lohmann, 1902

Editors' Notes
The identity of the type species T. elegans is uncertain so Jordan & Chamberlain 1992 created a new genus Gladiolithus for the better known species T. falbellatus


Ostenfeld, C. H. (1910). Thorosphaera, eine neue Gattung der Coccolithophoriden. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft. 28: 397-400. gs


Thorosphaera: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci. Viewed: 5-8-2021

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