Scyphosphaera tubifera


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Zygodiscales -> Pontosphaeraceae -> Scyphosphaera -> Scyphosphaera tubifera
Sister taxa: S. apsteinii, S. porosa ⟩⟨ S. brevis, S. globulata, S. hamptonii, S. hemirana, S. lagena ⟩⟨ S. campanula, S. intermedia, S. pulcherrima, S. tubifera, S. ventriosa ⟩⟨ S. columella, S. expansa, S. interstincta, S. olla, S. tercisensis, S. tubicena, S. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Scyphosphaera tubifera Kamptner, 1955
Rank: Species
Variants: S. martinii Jafar, 1975; S. quasitubifera Varol, 1984 - like S. tubifera but with flaring end.

Distinguishing features: Strongly elevated (>5x as high as wide) with maximum width near base, rare.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: S. tubifera * , S. martinii * , S. quasitubifera *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, cylindrical, hollow, CA: plate, pores, CROSS-POLARS: rim-bicyclic, V-prominent, R-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 20->30µm;
Data source notes: lith height from ODs
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Notes: Range very poorly constrained
Last occurrence (top): within NN10 zone (8.29-9.53Ma, top in Tortonian stage). Data source: Described from Rotti
First occurrence (base): within NN5 zone (13.53-14.91Ma, base in Langhian stage). Data source: Young 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Jafar, S. A. (1975). Calcareous nannoplankton from the Miocene of Rotti, Indonesia. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde. 28: 1-99. gs

Kamptner, E. (1955). Fossile Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Insulinde. Eine mikropaläontologische Untersuchung. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde. ser 2, 50: 1-105. gs

Siesser, W. G. (1998). Calcareous nannofossil Genus Scyphosphaera: structure, taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny. Micropaleontology. 44(4): 351-384. gs

Varol, O. (1984). New Neogene calcareous nannofossil taxa from Malta and southern Turkey. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte. 6: 375-384. gs

Young, J. R. (1998). Neogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 225-265. gs V O


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Scyphosphaera tubifera compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 25-10-2020

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