Discoaster triuncinus


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. pentaradiatus group -> Discoaster hamatus -> Discoaster triuncinus
Sister taxa: D. bolivariae, D. triuncinus,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Discoaster triuncinus Browning & Bergen, in Browning et al. 2017
Rank: species

Distinguishing features: 3-rayed D. hamatus

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Discoaster triuncinus *

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

Geological Range:
Notes: Borowning et al record it as rangig into NN10 but with poorly constrained range due to rare and sproadic occurrence.
Last occurrence (top): in lower part of NN10 zone (30% up, 9.2Ma, 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:

  • (NB There is no histogram as there are no occurrence records for the taxon in the Neptune database) Parent: Discoaster hamatus

    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 :: view :: open

    Theodoridis, S. (1984). Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the Miocene and revision of the helicoliths and discoasters. Utrecht Micropaleontological Bulletin. 32: 1-271. gs :: ::


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    Discoaster triuncinus compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 7-7-2020

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