Orthopithonella compsa


Classification: non_cocco -> Dinophytes -> Thoracosphaeraceae -> Radial wall -> Orthopithonella -> Orthopithonella compsa
Sister taxa: O. aequilamellata, O. aspera, O. collaris, O. compsa, O. congruens, O. duplicata, O. geometrica, O. globosa, O. gustafsonii, O. minuta, O. misurinae, O. multipora, O. ornata, O. porata, O. porifera, O. pycnothecata, O. reticulata, O. sp., O. veeversii, O. weileri

Taxonomy:

Citation: Orthopithonella? compsa (Keupp 1982) Lentin & Williams 1985
Rank: species
Basionym: Pithonella compsa Keupp 1982

Catalog entries: <. compsa Keupp 1982 [no catalog entry yet]


Morphology:
Archeopyle: ?Apical 1 plate (Streng et al. 2004)

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Early Paleocene Sub-Epoch (61.61-66.04Ma, top in Danian stage). Data source: Wendler & Willems 2002
First occurrence (base): within Early Paleocene Sub-Epoch (61.61-66.04Ma, base in Danian stage). Data source: Wendler & Willems 2002

References:

Keupp, H. (1982). Die kalkigen Dinoflagellaten-Zysten des späten Apt und frühen Alb in Nordwestdeutschland. Geologisches Jahrbuch. A65: 307-363. gs

Lentin, J. K. & Williams, G. L. (1985). Fossil dinoflagellates: index to genera and species 1985 edition. Canadian Technical Report of Hydrography and Ocean Sciences. 60: 1-449. gs

Wendler, J. & Willems, H. (2002). Distribution pattern of calcareous dinoflagellate cysts across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary (Fish Clay, Stevns Klint, Denmark): Implications for our understanding of species-selective extinction. Geological Society of America, Special Papers. 356: 265-275. gs


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Orthopithonella compsa compiled by Jeremy R. Young viewed: 25-10-2020

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