Coccolithophorids

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Definition of Coccolithophorids:
resting form of some species of small motile golden unicellular eukaryotic organisms (Haptophyta), commonly known as golden algae, having calcareous plates (coccoliths) covering the cells.[1].
This is the common definition for Coccolithophorids, other definitions can be discussed in the article

References

  1. Lawrence, E. (2005). Henderson’s dictionary of biology. Pearson Education Limited, 13th ed., Harlow. 748 p.