Discoaster consutus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. quinqueramus group -> Discoaster consutus
Sister taxa: D. quintatus, D. quinqueramus, D. berggrenii, D. explicatus, D. consutus, D. bergenii, D. compactus, D. vinsonii, D. abrachiatus, D. newellii, D. tetracladus, D. hexaramus, D. prolixus,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Discoaster consutus de Kaenel & Bergen, in de Kaenel et al. 2017
Rank: species
Synonyms:
Notes & discussion: de Kaenel & Bergen in de Kaenel et al. (2017) proposed D. consutus as a new name for Discoaster berggrenii ssp. extensus Wei 2003 in order to use it at species level.

Distinguishing features: stem-ridges extend beyond central area - short rays

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Discoaster consutus *

Search data:
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MetricsLith size: 0->0┬Ám;
Sources:
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NN11 zone (5.59-8.29Ma, top in Messinian stage). Data source: Blair et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within NN11 zone (5.59-8.29Ma, base in Tortonian stage). Data source: Blair et al 2017

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Blair, S. A., Bergen, J. A., de Kaenel, E., Browning, E. & Boesiger, T. M. (2017). Upper Miocene-Lower Pliocene taxonomy and stratigraphy in the circum North Atlantic Basin: radiation and extinction of Amauroliths, Ceratoliths and the D. quinqueramus lineage. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(2-3): 113-144. gs

    Theodoridis, S. (1984). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the Miocene and revision of the helicoliths and discoasters. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletin. 32: 1-271. gs

    Wei, W. (2003). Upper Miocene nannofossil bistratigraphy and taxonomy of Exxon core CH30-43-2 from the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 25(1): 17-23. gs


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    Discoaster consutus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 15-11-2019

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