Cribrosphaerella ehrenbergii

Classification: Mesozoic -> Podorhabdales -> Axopodorhabdaceae -> Cribrosphaerella -> Cribrosphaerella ehrenbergii
Sister taxa: C. circula, C. daniae, C. ehrenbergii, C. pelta, C. santacruzensis, C. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Typical Cribrosphaerella species


Citation: Cribrosphaerella ehrenbergii (Arkhangelsky, 1912) Deflandre in Piveteau, 1952
Rank: Species
Basionym: Cribrosphaera ehrenbergi Arkhangelsky, 1912

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Cribrosphaera ehrenbergi * , Favocentrum laughtoni * , Favocentrum matthewsi * , Cretadiscus colatus * , Cretadiscus polyporus * , Cribrosphaerella linea * , Cribrosphaerella romanica * , Coccolithus cribosphaerella * , Cribrosphaera burgensia * , Cribrosphaera calshotensis * , Cribrosphaera jucunda * , Cribrosphaera mira * , Discolithus venatus * ,

Distinguishing features: Typical Cribrosphaerella species

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): at top of Maastrichtian Stage (100% up, 66Ma, in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Lees & Bown 2005 - consistently present to end Cret
First occurrence (base): within NC9a subzone (107.59-109.94Ma, base in Albian stage). Data source: Gale et al., 2011

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
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  • Taxon plotted: Cribrosphaerella ehrenbergii, synonyms included - C. ehrenbergii; Cribrosphaera ehrenbergi; Cribrosphaera ehrenbergii; Cribrosphaera linea; Cribrosphaerella ehrenbergii; Cribrosphaerella linea; Cribrosphaerella romanica; space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Cribrosphaerella


    Arkhangelsky, A. D. (1912). Upper Cretaceous deposits of east European Russia. Materialien zur Geologie Russlands. 25: 1-631. gs

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

    Burnett, J. A. (1998). Upper Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 132-199. gs

    Gartner, S. (1968). Coccoliths and related calcareous nannofossils from Upper Cretaceous deposits of Texas and Arkansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions. Article 48 (Protista 1): 1-56. gs

    Piveteau, J. (1952). Traité de Paléontologie. In, Grassé, P. P. (ed.) Traité de zoologie. Anatomie, systématique, biologie, 1, part 1, Phylogenie. Protozoaires: généralités. Flagellés. Masson and Cie, Paris 107-115,. gs

    Verbeek, J. W. (1977). Calcareous nannoplankton biostratigraphy of Middle and Upper Cretaceous deposits in Tunisia, southern Spain and France. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletin. 16: 1-157. gs


    Cribrosphaerella ehrenbergii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-7-2019

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