Discoaster salomonii


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. deflandrei group -> Discoaster salomonii
Sister taxa: D. deflandrei, D. calculosus, D. salomonii, D. emblematicus, D. durioi, D. saundersi, D. nephados, D. leroyi, D. kugleri, D. hexapleuros, D. cuspidatus, D. druggii, D. shumnykii,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Discoaster salomonii de Kaenel & Bergen, in de Kaenel et al. 2017
Rank: species

Distinguishing features: broad central area

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: D. salomonii *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, CROSS-POLARS: 1ou, V-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NN4 zone (14.91-17.95Ma, top in Langhian stage). Data source: de Kaenel et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within Early Oligocene Sub-Epoch (28.09-33.89Ma, base in Rupelian stage). Data source: de Kaenel et al 2017

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

de Kaenel, E., Bergen, J. A., Browning, E., Blair, S. A. & Boesiger, T. M. (2017). Uppermost Oligocene to Middle Miocene Discoaster and Catinaster taxonomy and stratigraphy in the circum North Atlantic Basin: Gulf of Mexico and ODP Leg 154. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(2-3): 215-244. gs V O


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Discoaster salomonii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 28-9-2020

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