Centosphaera


Classification: Mesozoic -> hidden -> deleted -> Centosphaera
Sister taxa: C. noeliae subsp. depressa, C. noeliae subsp. noeliae, C. noeliae subsp. recondita, Centosphaera, C. barbata, C. ocellatus, C. asymmetricus, H. geometricus, M. bramlettei, N. erbae, Obliquipithonella, O. prasina, O. rhombica, Orthopithonella, O. geometrica, O. misurinae, P. geometrica, P. charlotteii, > >>

Distinguishing features: Keeled sphere, constructed from hour glass-shaped crystallites.


Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Specimens not identified to species level

Taxonomy:

Citation: Centosphaera Wind & Wise in Wise & Wind, 1977
Type species: Centosphaera barbata Wind & Wise in Wise & Wind, 1977
Notes & discussion: Considered a calcareous dinoflagellate by Fütterer (1990).

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Centosphaera *

Distinguishing features: Keeled sphere, constructed from hour glass-shaped crystallites.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at top of No known fossil record modern (100% up, 0Ma, in stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Fütterer, D. K. (1990). Distribution of calcareous dinoflagellates at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary of Queen Maud Rise, eastern Weddell Sea, Antarctica (ODP Leg 113). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 113: 533-548. gs

Wise, S. W. & Wind, F. H. (1977). Mesozoic and Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils recovered by DSDP Leg 36 drilling on the Falkland Plateau, south-west Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 36(269-491): -. gs


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Centosphaera compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 19-10-2019

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