Discoaster gozoensis

Classification: Coccolithophores -> hidden -> deleted -> Discoaster gozoensis
Sister taxa: << < Hymenomonas prenanti, Lithostromation deflandrei, Lithostromation reginum, N. quadrata, N. primitivus, Pappomonas flabellifera var x, P. sp. type 2, P. HOL cf arctica, P. iugifera HOL, Porsilidia, Reticulofenestra callida, S. umbrellus group, Sphenolithus pospichalii, Sphenolithus umbrellus group, Sphenolithus verensis, Discoaster gozoensis, Cribrocentrum sp., D. micros group, Helicosphaera bownii, Helicosphaera neolophota, Pappomonas sp. - Bergen, Helicosphaera granulata, Discoaster obtusus, N. elegans, Discoaster challengeri,

Distinguishing features: Like D. exilis but with straight ridges on the rays


Citation: Discoaster gozoensis Hojjatzadeh 1978

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Distinguishing features: Like D. exilis but with straight ridges on the rays

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

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NN9 zone (9.53-10.55Ma, top in Tortonian stage). Data source: Browning et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within NN4 zone (14.91-17.95Ma, base in Burdigalian stage). Data source: Browning et al 2017

Plot of occurrence data:


Hojjatzadeh, M., (1978). Discoasters of the Blue Clay (Middle Miocene) of Malta and Gozo. Geological Magazine, 115: 1-19.GS


Discoaster gozoensis compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 26-4-2019

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