Discoaster patulus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. musicus group -> Discoaster patulus
Sister taxa: D. sanmiguelensis, D. ulnatus, D. patulus, D. musicus, D. carneyi, D. virginianus, D. transitus, D. micros, D. arneyi, D. premicros,

Taxonomy:

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

Distinguishing features: A species of the D. sanmiguelensis group with rays that taper and then flare to form clubbed termi- nations.

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Discoaster patulus *

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MetricsLith size: 0->0┬Ám;
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within NN7 zone (10.89-11.90Ma, top in Tortonian stage). Data source: de Kaenel et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within NN4 zone (14.91-17.95Ma, base in Burdigalian 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. musicus 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 patulus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 16-10-2019

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