Gephyrocapsa ericsonii ericsonii type


Classification: Coccolithophores -> Isochrysidales -> Noelaerhabdaceae -> Gephyrocapsa -> Gephyrocapsa ericsonii -> Gephyrocapsa ericsonii ericsonii type
Sister taxa: G. ericsonii ericsonii type, G. ericsonii protohuxleyi type, G. ericsonii protohuxleyi type with half bridge, G. ericsonii protohuxleyi type with thorn,

Taxonomy:

Citation: Gephyrocapsa ericsonii ericsonii type Cros & Fortuño, 2002
Rank: informal

Distinguishing features: distal shield without slits

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages:

Search data:
TagsLITHS: placolith, elliptical, CA: bridge, bridge-diagonal, grill,
CSPH: spherical, monomorphic, V-UNITS: none, R-UNITS: all, c-str, distal shield, prox shield, tube, DETAILS: ca_conjunct, isogyres kinked, isogyres oblique, rim-unicyclic,
MetricsLith size: 1.5->2.3µm; Coccosphere size: 3->4µm;
Sources:
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Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: present in the plankton (Young et al. 2003)
First occurrence (base): within Quaternary Period (0.00-2.59Ma, base in Gelasian stage). Data source: [JRY rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Cros, L. & Fortuño, J. -M. (2002). Atlas of northwestern Mediterranean coccolithophores. Scientia Marina. 66: 186-. gs

    Heimdal, B. R. & Gaarder, K. R. (1981). Coccolithophorids from the northern part of the eastern central Atlantic II. Heterococcolithophorids. “Meteor” Forschungsergebnisse. Reihe D, Biologie. 33: 37-69. gs

    Konno, S. & Jordan, R. W. (2006). Lagoon coccolithophorids from the Republic of Palau, NW Equatorial Pacific. Journal of Nannoplankton Research. 28(2): 95-110. gs

    Young, J. R., Geisen, M., Cros, L., Kleijne, A., Probert, I. & Ostergaard, J. B. (2003). A guide to extant coccolithophore taxonomy. Journal of Nannoplankton Research, Special Issue. 1: 1-132. gs


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    Gephyrocapsa ericsonii ericsonii type compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 8-12-2019

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