CATALOG - Discoaster asymmetricus


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Original descriptions of taxa. For coccolithophores, and many calcispheres, these are pages from the Catalog of Calcareous Nannofossils. In other cases (e.g. non-calcifying haptophytes) the data is directly complied on this site. The "Catalogue of Calcareous Nannofossils" was compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989 and updated by Richard Howe 2000-2016 - see also this page.
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Current identification/main database link: Discoaster asymmetricus Gartner, 1969

Compiled data

Citation: Discoaster asymmetricus Gartner 1969
Rank: Species
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean, DSDP2-12-4
Type level: Pliocene
Standardised type level: 130_PLIO-PLEISTOCENE
Type repository: authors collection only?
Repository Country: USA
Farinacci catalog page (& compiler): 11057 (Farinacci)
Language: EN

References:

Gartner, S. (1969b). Correlation of Neogene planktonic foraminifera and calcareous nannofossil zones. Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies. 19: 585-599. gs


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Discoaster asymmetricus: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci and Richard Howe. Viewed: 17-11-2019

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