Discoaster vinsonii


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Discoasterales -> Discoasteraceae -> Discoaster -> D. quinqueramus group -> Discoaster vinsonii
Sister taxa: D. quintatus, D. quinqueramus ⟩⟨ D. berggrenii, D. explicatus, D. consutus ⟩⟨ D. bergenii, D. compactus, D. vinsonii, D. abrachiatus ⟩⟨ D. newellii, D. tetracladus, D. hexaramus, D. prolixus

Taxonomy:

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

Distinguishing features: stem-ridges extend to edge of central area - very short rays

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: D. vinsonii *

Search data:
TagsLITHS: nannolith-radiate, star-shaped, 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): in upper part of NN11 zone (80% up, 6.1Ma, in Messinian stage). Data source: Blair et al 2017
First occurrence (base): at base of NN11 zone (0% up, 8.3Ma, in Tortonian stage). Data source: Blair et al 2017

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Blair, S. A., Bergen, J. A., de Kaenel, E., Browning, E. & Boesiger, T. M. (2017). Upper Miocene-Lower Pliocene taxonomy and stratigraphy in the circum North Atlantic Basin: radiation and extinction of Amauroliths, Ceratoliths and the D. quinqueramus lineage. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 37(2-3): 113-144. gs V O


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Discoaster vinsonii compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 20-1-2021

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