Caracomia stella

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


Citation: Caracomia stella Streng, Hildebrand-Habel, & Willems 2002
Rank: species

Catalog entries:

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

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Late Pliocene Sub-Epoch (2.59-3.60Ma, top in Piacenzian stage). Data source: Streng et al. 2004
First occurrence (base): within Early Miocene Sub-Epoch (15.97-23.03Ma, base in Aquitanian stage). Data source: Streng et al. 2004


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


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