Discoaster patulus


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> 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: D. patulus *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, CROSS-POLARS: 1ou,
MetricsLith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

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:

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 V O


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Discoaster patulus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-1-2021

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