Campylosphaera eroskayi


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Campylosphaera -> Campylosphaera eroskayi
Sister taxa: C. dela, C. differta, C. eodela, C. eroskayi, C. sp.,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Campylosphaera eroskayi (Varol, 1989) Bown, 2005
Rank: Species
Basionym: Clausicoccus eroskayi Varol, 1989

Distinguishing features: Small to medium (~4-6 µm), Campylosphaera-like, broadly elliptical placolith (dark shields in XPL), with a very narrow central area filled with broad cross-bars.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Clausicoccus eroskayi * , ,

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, oblong, RIM: psh-bicyclic, CA: Placoliths: closed, cross, cross-axial,
CSPH: spherical, monomorphic, V-UNITS: distal shield, px-tube, R-UNITS: c-str, ds-tube, prox shield, DETAILS: ca_disjunct, rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique,
MetricsLith size: 4->6µm;
Sources:
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, top in Ypresian stage). Data source: Varol, 1991
First occurrence (base): within NP9 zone (55.86-57.21Ma, base in Thanetian stage). Data source: Bown, 2005

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs

    Varol, O. (1989b). Eocene calcareous nannofossils from Sile (northwest Turkey). Revista Española de Micropaleontología. 21: 273-320. gs

    Varol, O. (1991). New Cretaceous and Tertiary Calcareous Nannofossils. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 182: 211-237. gs


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    Campylosphaera eroskayi compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-7-2019

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