Ceratolithus sp.


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Nannolith families inc sed -> Ceratolithaceae -> Ceratolithus -> Ceratolithus sp.
Sister taxa: C. cristatus, C. nishidae ⟩⟨ C. apiculus, C. armatus, C. atlanticus, C. larrymayeri, C. separatus, C. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Ceratolithus sp.
Rank: generic level id

Distinguishing features: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Search data:
TagsLITHS:
MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: same as genus
First occurrence (base): within NN12 zone (5.12-5.59Ma, base in Messinian stage). Data source: same as genus

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Alcober, J. & Jordan, R. W. (1997). An interesting association between Neosphaera coccolithomorpha and Ceratolithus cristatus (Haptophyta). European Journal of Phycology. 32: 91-93. gs V O

Müller, C. (1974b). Calcareous nannoplankton, Leg 25 (Western Indian Ocean). Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 25: 579-633. gs V O

Thomsen, H. A. (2016). Baltic Sea coccolithophores – an overview of insights into their taxonomy and ecology from the last 40 years. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 36(2): 97-119. gs V O


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Ceratolithus sp. compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 5-12-2020

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