CATALOG - Discoaster toralus

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Scans of pages from the "Catalogue of Calcareous Nannofossils" as compiled by Prof A. Farinacci 1969-1989 and updated by Richard Howe 2000-2016 - see also this page.
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Current identification/main database link: Discoaster aster, and other preservational species of discoaster
Notes: similar to D. mendomobensis

Compiled data

Citation: Discoaster toralus Ellis, Lohmann & Wray (1972)
Rank: Species
Type locality: Gulf of Mexico, DSDP1-3-8-5, 70cm
Type level: Upper Miocene and Lower Pliocene
Standardised type level: 140_NEOGENE
Type repository: Washington, USNM
Repository Country: USA
Farinacci catalog page: 08103
Language: EN
Notes: Looks to be related to D. musicus


Ellis, C.H.; Lohman, W.H. & Wray, J.L., (1972). Upper Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils from the Gulf of Mexico (Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 1, Site 3). Colorado School of Mines Quarterly, 67: 1-103.


Discoaster toralus: Catalog entry compiled by Anna Farinacci and Richard Howe. Viewed: 16-12-2018

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Alonso Rincon (Instituto Mexicano del PetrĂ³leo, Mexico)
Hi! D. toralus, have any relationship with D. wisei?, and why you not include this fossil (D. wisei) in Nannotax? it is not an official nannofossil? In fact, dont have much information about this nannofossil.. why? Thanks.
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