Discoaster pentabollii


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. exilis group -> Discoaster bollii -> Discoaster pentabollii
Sister taxa: D. pentabollii, D. quadribollii, D. tribollii

Taxonomy:

Citation: Discoaster pentabollii Wei 2003
Rank: species

Distinguishing features: 5-rayed D. bollii

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, CA: process, CROSS-POLARS: 1ou, V-prominent,
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 NN9 zone (9.53-10.55Ma, top in Tortonian stage). Data source: Browning et al 2017
First occurrence (base): within NN9 zone (9.53-10.55Ma, base in Tortonian stage). Data source: Browning et al 2017

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Browning, E., Bergen, J. A., Blair, S. A., Boesiger, T. M. & de Kaenel, E. (2017). Late Miocene to Late Pliocene taxonomy and stratigraphy of the genus Discoaster in the circum North Atlantic Basin: Gulf of Mexico and ODP Leg 154. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(2-3): 189-214. gs V O

Wei, W. (2003). Upper Miocene nannofossil bistratigraphy and taxonomy of Exxon core CH30-43-2 from the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 25(1): 17-23. gs V O


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Discoaster pentabollii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-10-2020

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