Bukryaster hayi

Classification: Mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Braarudosphaeraceae -> Bukryaster -> Bukryaster hayi
Sister taxa: B. hayi, B. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Pentaliths with long spines protuding from the points.


Citation: Bukryaster hayi (Bukry, 1969) Prins & Sissingh in Sissingh, 1977
Rank: Species
Basionym: Discoaster hayi Bukry, 1969

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Discoaster hayi * , Bukryaster ozanensis *

Distinguishing features: Pentaliths with long spines protuding from the points.

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, pentagonal, star-shaped, CA: pores, closed,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic, T-UNITS: T-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 8->15µm; Segments: 5->5;
Sources: original description & illustrated specimens
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): in mid part of UC14d subzone (50% up, 81.1Ma, in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998, fig. 6.4
First occurrence (base): at base of UC14c subzone (0% up, 81.3Ma, in Campanian stage). Data source: Burnett 1998 (subzonal marker), fig 6.4

Plot of occurrence data:

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


    Bukry, D. (1969). Upper Cretaceous coccoliths from Texas and Europe. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions. Article 51 (Protista 2): 1-79. gs :: ::

    Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs :: ::

    Krancer, A. (1976). A new species of Bukryaster from the Upper Cretaceous of southeast Oklahoma. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology. 12: 166-168. gs :: view :: open

    Sissingh, W. (1977). Biostratigraphy of Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton. Geologie en Mijnbouw. 65(1): 37-65. gs :: ::


    Bukryaster hayi compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 30-5-2020

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