Coccolithus

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Coccolithus
Coccolithus-pelagicus hg.jpg
Fossil of Coccolithus pelagicus, about 10 μm across
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Division: Haptophyta
Class: Prymnesiophyceae[1]
Subclass: Prymnesiophycidae[1]
Order: Coccolithales[1]
Family: Coccolithaceae[1]
Genus: Coccolithus
E.H.L. Schwarz, 1894

Coccolithus is a genus of haptophytes.

Species[edit]

Species include:[1]

  • C. oceanicus
  • C. pelagicus
  • C. pliopelagicus

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Coccolithus". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2009-02-21. 

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