Centosphaera


Classification: non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Calcareous dinoflagellates -> Tangential wall -> Centosphaera
Sister taxa: Calcigonellum, Calciodinellum, Centosphaera, Cervisiella, Fuettererella, Lebessphaera, Operculodinella, Scrippsiella, Thoracosphaera,

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
Keeled sphere, constructed from hour glass-shaped crystallites.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Centosphaera Wind & Wise, in Wise & Wind 1977
Rank: Genus
Type species: Centosphaera barbata Wind & Wise, in Wise & Wind 1977
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Danian Stage (61.61-66.04Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, base in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

References:

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 viewed: 24-7-2019

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