Ansulasphaera covingtonii


Classification: Mesozoic -> Watznaueriales -> Watznaueriaceae -> Ansulasphaera -> Ansulasphaera covingtonii
Sister taxa: A. bownii, A. covingtonii, A. helvetica, C. nudus, A. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Ansulasphaera species with an extended, conical, proximal shield and an elevated tube cycle on the distal side


Taxonomy:

Citation: Ansulasphaera covingtonii de Kaenel & Bergen, 1996
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Ansulasphaera covingtonii *

Distinguishing features: Ansulasphaera species with an extended, conical, proximal shield and an elevated tube cycle on the distal side


Morphology remarks: Similar to Ansulasphaera helvetica Grün and Zweili, 1980.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Tithonian Stage (145.01-152.06Ma, top in Tithonian stage). Data source: de Kaenel & Bergen 1993
First occurrence (base): within Tithonian Stage (145.01-152.06Ma, base in Tithonian stage). Data source: de Kaenel & Bergen 1993

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Ansulasphaera

    References:

    de Kaenel, E. & Bergen, J. A. (1993). New Early and Middle Jurassic coccolith taxa and biostratigraphy from the eastern proto-Atlantic (Morocco, Portugal and DSDP Site 547B). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 86(861-907): -. gs

    de Kaenel, E. & Bergen, J. A. (1996). Mesozoic calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy from sites 897, 899, and 901, Iberia Abyssal Plain: New biostratigraphic evidence. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 149: 27-59. gs

    GrĂ¼n, W. & Zweili, F. (1980). Das kalkige Nannoplankton der Dogger-Malm-Grenze im Berner Jura bei Liesberg (Schweiz). Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 123: 231-341. gs


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    Ansulasphaera covingtonii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 9-12-2019

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