Gephyrocapsa oceanica

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Gephyrocapsa oceanica
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Gephyrocapsa oceanica
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Haptophyta
Class: Prymnesiophyceae[1]
Order: Isochrysidales[1]
Family: Noëlaerhabdaceae[1]
Genus: Gephyrocapsa
Species: Gephyrocapsa oceanica

Gephyrocapsa oceanica is a species of coccolithophorid.[1] It is the type species of the genus Gephyrocapsa. The species is an important Pleistocene biostratigraphic marker.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Gephyrocapsa oceanica". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.
  2. ^ Bolli, Hans M.; Saunders, John B.; Perch-Nielsen, Katharina, eds. (1989). Plankton stratigraphy. Vol. 1. assisted by Karin E. Fancett (paperback ed.). Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]: Cambridge University Press. p. 513. ISBN 0521367190.