CATALOG - Turrisphaera


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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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Turrisphaera arctica Manton et al. 1976
= Papposphaera arctica
Turrisphaera borealis Manton, Sutherland and Oates 1976
= Papposphaera sagittifera HOL
Turrisphaera polybotrys Thomsen, 1980
= Papposphaera polybotrys HOL


Current identification/main database link: Papposphaera HOL

Compiled data

Citation: Turrisphaera Manton, I., Sutherland, J. & Oates, K., 1976
Rank: Genus
Type species: Turrisphaera borealis Manton, I., Sutherland, J. & Oates, K., 1976
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 20090
Current citation: Papposphaera HOL

References:

Manton, I., Sutherland, J. & Oates, K. (1976b). Arctic coccolithophorids: two species of Turrisphaera gen. nov. from West Greenland, Alaska, and the Northwest Passage. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences. 194: 179-194. gs


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Turrisphaera: Catalog entry compiled by Richard Howe. Viewed: 4-8-2021

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