Bukryaster


Classification: Mesozoic -> Braarudosphaerales -> Braarudosphaeraceae -> Bukryaster
Sister taxa: Braarudosphaera, Bukryaster, Hexalithus, Micrantholithus, Trapezopentus,

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


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)
Pentaliths with long spines protuding from the points.
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Bukryaster Prins, 1971
Rank: Genus
Type species: Bukryaster hayi (Bukry, 1969) Prins & Sissingh in Sissingh, 1977

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Bukryaster *

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

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, top in Campanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Campanian Stage (72.05-83.64Ma, base in Campanian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Burnett, J.A., (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In: Bown, P.R. (Editor), Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publications Series. Chapman & Hall, London, pp. 132-199.

Prins, B., (1971). Speculations on relations, evolution and stratigraphic distribution of discoasters. In: Farinacci, A. (Editor), Proceedings of the Second Planktonic Conference Roma 1971. 2 Edizioni Tecnoscienza, Rome, pp. 1017-1037.


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Bukryaster compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 12-11-2018

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