Caracomia arctica

Classification: non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Radial wall -> Caracomia -> Caracomia arctica
Sister taxa: C. arctica, C. sp., C. stella,

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)


Citation: Caracomia arctica (Gilbert & Clark 1983) Streng, Hildebrand-Habel, & Willems 2002
Rank: species
Basionym: Thoracosphaera arctica Gilbert & Clark 1983
Notes & discussion: type species of genus

Catalog entries: Thoracosphaera arctica Gilbert & Clark 1983 [no catalog entry yet]

Morphology remarks: Wall structure: radial
Archeopyle: Mesoepicystal (Streng et al. 2004)

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Zonneveld et al. 2005
First occurrence (base): within Late Oligocene Sub-Epoch (23.03-28.09Ma, base in Chattian stage). Data source: Streng et al. 2004


Gilbert, M. W. & Clark, D. L. (1983). General Arctic Oean palaeoceanographic interpretations based on Late Cenozoic calcareous dinoflagellates. Marine Micropaleontology. 7(5): 385-401. gs

Streng, M., Hildebrand-Habel, T. & Willems, H. (2002). Revision of the genera Sphaerodinella Keupp and Versteegh, 1989 and Orthopithonella Keupp in Keupp and Mutterlose, 1984 (Calciodinelloideae, calcareous dinoflagellate cysts). Journal of Paleontology. 76: 397-407. gs

Streng, M., Hildebrand-Habel, T. & Willems, H. (2004b). Longterm evolution of calcereous dinoflagellate associations since the Late Cretaceous. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 26(1): 13-46. gs

Streng, M., Hildebrand-Habel, T. & Willems, H. (2004a). A proposed classification of archeopyle types in calcareous dinoflagellate cysts. Journal of Paleontology. 78(3): 456-483. 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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