Classification: Mesozoic -> Mesozoic non–coccoliths -> Carnicalyxia
Sister taxa: Carnicalyxia, Cassianospica, Prinsiosphaera, Schizosphaerellaceae,

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

Specimens not identified to species level


Citation: CarnicalyxiaJanofske, 1990
Rank: Genus
Type species: Carnicalyxia tabellataJanofske, 1990

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Carnicalyxia [no catalog entry yet]

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-other, hollow,
MetricsLith size: 10->20µm;
Sources: size range of included species
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Carnian Stage (100% up, 228.4Ma, in Carnian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Carnian Stage (0% up, 237Ma, in Carnian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Bown, P. R. & Cooper, M. K. E. (1998). Jurassic. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 34-85. gs

Janofske, D. (1990). Eine neue "Calcisphaere", Carnicalyxia tabellata n.g. n.sp. aus den Cassianer Schichten (Cordevol, unteres Karn) der Dolomiten. Berliner Geowissenschaftlichen Abhandlungen A. 124: 259-269. gs


Carnicalyxia compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 26-2-2020

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