Calciopappus cf. caudatus Gaarder et Ramsfjell 1954

Spine-bearing cell (DIC)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Length 26-36 µm, ordinary coccoliths 2 x 1 µm

Resting spore:


Distinctive features:

Similar species: Calciopappus rigidus


Gaarder, K. & Ramsfjell, E. 1954. A new coccolithophorid from northern waters Calciopappus caudatus n. gen., n. sp. Nytt Magasin for Botanikk. 2: 155-156.

Gaarder, K., Markali, J. & Ramsfjell, E. 1954. Further observations on the coccolithophorid Calciopappus caudatus. Avhandlinger utgitt av Det Norske Vidensk.-Akad. i Oslo. I. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse. 1: 1-9.

Heimdal, B. R. 1993. Modern Coccolithophorids. In: (Tomas eds.) Marine Phytoplankton: a guide to naked flagellates and coccolithophorids. pp. 147-247.

Heimdal, B. & Gaarder, K. 1981. Coccolithophorids from the northern part of the eastern central Atlantic. II. Heterococcolithophorids. "Meteor" Forsch.-Ergebnisse., 33: 37-69.

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