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.
- Alcober & Jordan 1997 f2.JPG
- Thomsen 2016 baltic pl1 -05.JPG
- Thomsen 2016 baltic pl1 -06.JPG
Citation: Ceratolithus sp. Rank: generic level id
Distinguishing features: Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species
Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes
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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:
- Range-bar - range as quoted above, pink interval top occurs in, green interval base occurs in.
- Triangles indicate an event for which a precise placement has been suggested
- Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
- Taxon plotted: Ceratolithus sp., synonyms included - Ceratolithus (unspecified taxon or taxa); Ceratolithus sp.; Ceratolithus spp.;
- See also space-time plot ::
Samples map :: Parent: Ceratolithus
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