Metadoga mercurius


Classification: Mesozoic -> Holococcoliths -> Rarer genera -> Metadoga -> Metadoga mercurius
Sister taxa: M. ampulla, M. mercurius, M. sp.,

Distinguishing features: Cavate, conical-flask shaped holococcolith with lid and internal partition.


Taxonomy:

Citation: Metadoga mercurius Wind & Cepek, 1979
Rank: Species

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: Metadoga mercurius *

Distinguishing features: Cavate, conical-flask shaped holococcolith with lid and internal partition.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Hauterivian Stage (130.77-133.88Ma, top in Hauterivian stage). Data source: Wind & Cepek 1979
First occurrence (base): within Late Valanginian Substage (133.88-136.41Ma, base in Valanginian stage). Data source: Bown et al. 1998

Plot of occurrence data:

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

    References:

    Bown, P. R., Rutledge, D. C., Crux, J. A. & Gallagher, L. T. (1998). Early Cretaceous. In, Bown, P. R. (ed.) Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy. British Micropalaeontological Society Publication Series. 86-131. gs

    Wind, F. H. & Cepek, P. (1979). Lower Cretaceous calcareous nannoplankton from DSDP Hole 397A (northwest African Margin). Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 47A: 221-235. gs


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    Metadoga mercurius compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 25-8-2019

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