Discoaster cuspidatus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. deflandrei group -> Discoaster cuspidatus
Sister taxa: D. deflandrei, D. calculosus, D. salomonii, D. emblematicus, D. durioi, D. saundersi, D. nephados, D. leroyi, D. kugleri, D. hexapleuros, D. cuspidatus, D. druggii, D. shumnykii,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Discoaster cuspidatus de Kaenel & Bergen, in de Kaenel et al. 2017
Rank: species

Distinguishing features: Like D. kugleri but with longer, tapering rays.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Discoaster cuspidatus *

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MetricsLith size: 0->0┬Ám;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NN8 zone (10.55-10.89Ma, top in Tortonian stage). Data source: de Kaenel et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within NN6 zone (11.90-13.53Ma, base in Serravallian stage). Data source: de Kaenel 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. deflandrei group

    References:

    de Kaenel, E., Bergen, J. A., Browning, E., Blair, S. A. & Boesiger, T. M. (2017). Uppermost Oligocene to Middle Miocene Discoaster and Catinaster taxonomy and stratigraphy in the circum North Atlantic Basin: Gulf of Mexico and ODP Leg 154. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(2-3): 215-244. gs


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    Discoaster cuspidatus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 18-11-2019

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