Cribrosphaerella pelta

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

Distinguishing features: Cribrosphaerella with small central area


Citation: Cribrosphaerella pelta Gartner, 1968
Rank: Species
Notes & discussion: not distinguished from C. ehrenbergi by many authors

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Cribrosphaerella pelta * , ,

Distinguishing features: Cribrosphaerella with small central area

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Maastrichtian Stage (66.04-72.05Ma, top in Maastrichtian stage). Data source: Verbeek 1977
First occurrence (base): within Late Albian Substage (100.50-107.59Ma, base in Albian stage). Data source: Verbeek 1977

Plot of occurrence data:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Cribrosphaerella


    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


    Cribrosphaerella pelta compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 17-7-2019

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