Discoaster martinii


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. nodifer group -> Discoaster martinii
Sister taxa: D. cruciformis, D. colletii, D. gemmifer, D. mediosus, D. binodosus, D. nodifer, D. distinctus, D. septemradiatus, D. tanii, D. tani ornatus, D. istanbulensis, D. martinii, D. williamsii, D. backmanii, D. okadai

Taxonomy:

Citation: Discoaster martinii Stradner, 1959
Rank: Species

Distinguishing features: 5 rayed, usually very large, stellate discoaster, with wide bifurcate ray tips.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: D. martinii *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, CROSS-POLARS: 1ou, V-prominent,
MetricsLith size: 10->25µm; Segments: 5->5;
Data source notes: size from illustrated specs
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NP16 zone (40.40-42.87Ma, top in Bartonian stage). Data source: PRB entry to Nannotax
First occurrence (base): within NP15 zone (42.87-46.29Ma, base in Lutetian stage). Data source: PRB entry to Nannotax

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Bown, P. R. & Dunkley Jones, T. (2012). Calcareous nannofossils from the Paleogene equatorial Pacific (IODP Expedition 320 Sites U1331-1334). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 32(2): 3-51. gs V O

Bown, P. R. & Newsam, C. (2017). Calcareous nannofossils from the Eocene North Atlantic Ocean (IODP Expedition 342 Sites U1403–1411). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(1): 25-60. gs V O

Bown, P. R. (2005d). Palaeogene calcareous nannofossils from the Kilwa and Lindi areas of coastal Tanzania (Tanzania Drilling Project 2003-4). Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 27(1): 21-95. gs V O

Bramlette, M. N. & Sullivan, F. R. (1961). Coccolithophorids and related nannoplankton of the Early Tertiary in California. Micropaleontology. 7(2): 129-188. gs

Stradner, H. (1959a). Die fossilen Discoasteriden Osterreichs. II. Erdoel-Zeitschrift. 75(12): 472-488. gs

Stradner, H., Aubry, M. -P. & Bonnemaison, M. (2010). Calcareous nannofossil type specimens in the collection of the Geological Survey of Austria: A taxonomic and stratigraphic update. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt. 150(1-2): 9-84. gs V O


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Discoaster martinii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 5-12-2020

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