coccosphere


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coccosphere

[′käk·ə‚sfir]
(paleobotany)
The fossilized remains of a member of Coccolithophorida.
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Coccosphere concentrations decreased significantly as pH levels fell ([R.
Coccoliths and coccospheres were neither malformed nor corroded at the offshore site, whereas this was common in E.