Coccolithus formosus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Coccolithales -> Coccolithaceae -> Coccolithus -> C. formosus group -> Coccolithus formosus
Sister taxa: C. crucis, C. foraminis, C. formosus, C. pauxillus, C. subcirculus,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Coccolithus formosus (Kamptner, 1963) Wise, 1973
Rank: Species
Basionym: Cyclococcolithus formosus Kamptner, 1963
Synonyms:

Distinguishing features: Large circular Coccolithus with narrow central area.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Cyclococcolithus formosus * , Coccolithus lusitanicus * , Ericsonia alternans * , Cyclococcolithus anulatus * , Cyclococcolithus orbis *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, RIM: inner-tube-broad, psh-bicyclic, CA: vacant,
CSPH: spherical, monomorphic, V-UNITS: distal shield, px-tube, R-UNITS: ds-tube, prox shield, DETAILS: rim-bicyclic, isogyres oblique,
MetricsLith size: 6->12µm;
Sources:
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 NP21 zone (100% up, 32.9Ma, in Rupelian stage). Data source: zonal marker (see Perch-Nielsen 1985)
First occurrence (base): within NP12 zone (50.50-53.70Ma, base in Ypresian stage). Data source: Perch-Nielsen 1985

Plot of occurrence data:

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Coccolithus formosus, synonyms included - Calcidiscus formosus; Coccolithus formosus; Cyclococcolithina formosa; Cyclococcolithus formosus; Ericsonia formosa;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: C. formosus group

    References:

    Black, M. (1964). Cretaceous and Tertiary coccoliths from Atlantic seamounts. Palaeontology. 7: 306-316. gs

    Bown, P. R. & Newsam, C. (2017). Calcareous nannofossils from the Eocene North Atlantic Ocean (IODP Expedition 342 Sites U1403–1411). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(1): 25-60. gs

    Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs

    Bown, P. R. (2016). Paleocene calcareous nannofossils from Tanzania (TDP sites 19, 27 and 38). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 36(1): 1-32. gs

    de Kaenel, E. & Villa, G. (1996). Oligocene-Miocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and paleoeecology from the Iberian Abyssal Plain. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program. Scientific Results. 149: 79-145. gs

    Dunkley Jones, T., Bown, P. R. & Pearson, P. (2009). Exceptionally well preserved upper Eocene to lower Oligocene calcareous nannofossils (Prymnesiophycidae) from the Pande Formation (Kilwa Group), Tanzania. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 7(4): 359-411. gs

    Fioroni, C., Villa, G., Persico, D., Wise, S. W. & Pea, L. (2012). Revised middle Eocene-upper Oligocene calcareous nannofossil biozonation for the Southern Ocean. Revue de Micropaléontologie. 55(2): 53-70. gs

    Fioroni, C., Villa, G., Persico, D. & Jovane, L. (2015a). Middle Eocene-Lower Oligocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and paleoceanographic implications from Site 711 (equatorial Indian Ocean). Marine Micropaleontology. 118: 50-62. gs

    Kamptner, E. (1963). Coccolithineen-Skelettreste aus Tiefseeablagerungen des Pazifischen Ozeans. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. 66: 139-204. gs

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

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1971b). Elektronenmikroskopische untersuchungen an Coccolithen und verwandten Formen aus dem Eozan von Danemark. Biologiske Skrifter. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. 18(3): 1-76. gs

    Perch-Nielsen, K. (1985a). Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils. In, Bolli, H. M. , Saunders, J. B. & Perch-Nielsen, K. (eds) Plankton Stratigraphy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 427-555. gs

    Shepherd, C. L. & Kulhanek, D. K. (2016). Eocene nannofossil biostratigraphy of the mid-Waipara River section, Canterbury Basin, New Zealand. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 26(1): 33-59. gs

    Varol, O. (1998). Palaeogene. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 200-224. gs

    Wise, S. W. (1973). Calcareous nannofossils from cores recovered during Leg 18, Deep Sea Drilling Project: biostratigraphy and observations on diagenesis. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 18: 569-615. gs


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    Coccolithus formosus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-10-2019

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