Calcicarpinum bivalvum

Classification: non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Oblique wall -> Calcicarpinum -> Calcicarpinum bivalvum
Sister taxa: C. bivalvum, C. perfectum, C. primum, C. tetraedricum, C. tetramurum


Citation: Calcicarpinum bivalvum Versteegh 1993
Rank: species
Taxonomic discussion: (motile equivalent: Pentapharsodinium tyrrhenicum (Balech 1990) Montresor, Zingone, & Marino, 1993 ex Head, 1996)

Catalog entries:

Archeopyle: Apical 3 plates (Streng et al. 2004)

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Zonneveld et al. 2005
First occurrence (base): within (-Ma, base in stage). Data source:


Versteegh, G. J. M. (1993). New Pliocene and Pleistocene calcareous dinoflagellate cysts from Southern Italy and Crete. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 78: 353-380. gs

Zonneveld, K. A. F., Meier, K. J. S., Esper, O., Siggelkow, D., Wendler, I. & Willems, H. (2005). The (palaeo-) environmental significance of modern calcareous dinoflagellate cysts: a review. Paläontologische Zeitschrift. 79(1): 61-77. gs


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